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Nineteenth session of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

27 - 28 June 2017

Geneva (Palais des Nations)

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register online through the following link: https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=roSCDP  

In case of difficulties you may refer to online user manual at; https://www2.unece.org/wiki/display/OMR/Online+Meeting+Registration+Guidelines or please contact the secretariat by email to WGEMASec@un.org.

Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat by email to WGEMASec@un.org. Please use the following financial support request form and kindly return it to us as soon as possible.

Financial support request form

Since Switzerland is part of the Schengen Zone, obtaining a visa might take up to 5 weeks. Participants needing a visa are therefore requested to submit their application as soon as possible and initiate visa procedures at least four weeks before the meeting.

Document Title
Annotated provisional agenda
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2017/1
ENG FRE RUS
Report of the 19th session of the WGEMA
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2017/2
ENG FRE RUS
Provisional Programme
ENG RUS
Report of the 18th session of the WGEMA
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2016/2
ENG FRE RUS
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2016/2 - Corrigendum ENG
Renewal of the mandate and terms of reference of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.
Please see Annex II of the CEP report below (ECE/CEP/2017/2) for the final and approved version of the WGEMA mandate and terms of reference.
ECE/CEP/2017/3
ENG FRERUS
Report of the 22nd session of the CEP
ECE/CEP/2017/2
ENG FRERUS
Annual timetable activities for 2018
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2017/3 
ENG FRERUS
Draft outline of activities leading up to 2021
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2017/4
ENG FRERUS
Reporting on progress in establishing in Shared Environmental Information System: data quality 
ECE/CEP/AC.10/2017/5
ENG FRERUS
Draft Background Document on the establishment of a regional environmental network-of-networks ENGRUS
Document Title
Adoption of the agendaENG
Agenda Item 1-2
Status of implementation of the decisions and recommendations, Filip Aggestam, UNECEENG
Agenda Item 1-3
New mandate and terms of reference, timetable of activities for 2018 and the draft outline of activities leading up to 2021.
Filip Aggestam, UNECE
ENG
Agenda Item 4

Streamlining planning and reporting: Examples from the EU Energy Union framework.
Katharina Umpfenbach, Ecologic

ENG

Opportunities and risks streamlining planning and reporting: Katharina Umpfenbach, Ecologic

ENG
Streamlining reporting in AustriaENG

Streamlining of envitonmental reporting,
Dejan Lekic, Serbia.

ENG
Latest developments in Serbia on Environmental Reporting.
Dejan Lekic, Serbia.
ENG
SDG custodians and reporting on progress towards 2030 Agenda, Thomas MarquesENG
Reporting on SDG 6: the process for indicator, Annuka Lipponen ENG
Agenda Item 5
Establishing a regional environmental information and assessment network-of-networks. Presenting results from the questionnaire.
Ivanna Kolisnyk, UNECE
ENG
Establishing a regional environmental information and assessment network-of-networks.
Filip Aggestam, UNECE
ENG
ENI SEIS II East project (2016-2020), Jean-Nicolas PoussartENG
Upgrading the National Environmental Monitoring System (NEMS) of Azerbaijan on the base of EU practicesENG RUS
Updates from the United Nations Environment Assembly, Manzione Pierluigi, Italy ENG
Agenda Item 6
Integration of economic social and environmental data, Filip AggestamENG
The European Investment Bank Public Register, Pierre Laloux, EIBENG
Armenia, Yurik Poghosyan 1RUS
Armenia, Yurik Poghosyan 2RUS
Azerbaijan, Rena LazimovaRUS
Public access to environmental information, Maryna YanushENG
Integration of economic social and environmental data, Filip AggestamENG
UNSD, UN Environment Questionnaire, Marcus Newbury ENG
UNECE, 19th WGEMA, 28 June 2017, Steven Ramage ENG
Agenda item 7
SEIS reporting Data quality comparability and self assessment, Filip AggestamENG
Aarhus Convention Scoping Environmental Information and promoting Integration, Maryna YanushENG
Showcasing the pilot SEIS reporting application, Matt Billot (UNEP)ENG
Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) pilot in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sevala Korajcevic, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ENG
Developing a National Profile on Rio Principle 10-A Self-Assessment Framework, Sueli Giorgetta, UNITAR ENG
Three pillars of SEIS ENG
SEIS Mid-Term Assessment, Filip AggestamENG
Agenda item 8
Strenghtening national capacities ENG
Document Title
List of participantsENG
Sharing our vision for the pan-European region: Setting strategic goals and objectives for the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (draft)ENG
Streamlining planning and reporting requirements in the EU Energy Union framework: An opportunity for building consistent and transparent strategies. Report for the European Climate Foundation, Katharina Umpfenbach.ENG
Reconciling resource uses in transboundary basins: assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus in the Sava River Basin. ECE/MP.WAT/NONE/3ENG
Reconciling resource uses in transboundary basins: assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus in the Syr Darya River Basin. ECE/MP.WAT/NONE/2 ENG
Earth Observations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Group on Earth Observations
ENG
ACQWA Summary for Policy MakersENG
ACQWA Science and Policy Brief ENG

Nineteenth session of the Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment


Hotel list (latest with the preferential room rates for Geneva)

A Practical Guide - Palais des Nations


New travel policy

Offical dates of travel of the meeting are 26 June 2017 and 29 June 2017, In case you have a personal deviation and wish to stay longer all additional costs will be borne by you.

Please do not book tickets yourself,  only provide us with your travel dates and the agency will contact you as soon as possible, to propose you a suitable itinerary