The Simultaneous Extraordinary Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (ExCOPs) are open to participation by NGOs in quality of observers. NGOs that are interested in participating in the meeting should proceed as follows: 

  1. NGOs that have already been admitted to attend, as observers, past Conferences of the Parties to the Basel and/or Rotterdam and/or Stockholm Conventions, need to fill in the following registration form  and submit it to Ms. Stéphanie Cadet, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    The  following list includes the NGOs for which such a case applies.
  2. NGOs that are not included in the above mentioned list, may apply for observer status in one or more of the the ExCOPs by filling one or more of the following application form  and providing  official supporting documentation to demonstrate that they meet the following criteria: 
  • Independent legal personality as duly registered/incorporated under the laws of a specific country/State (e.g. Articles of Association, Certificate of Incorporation, etc.); and
  • Qualification in matters covered by one or more of the three Conventions (e.g. waste, chemicals such as persistent organic pollutants or pesticides, etc.).

Application forms for requesting admission to be an observer to the Rotterdam and/or Stockholm Conventions ExCOPs should be sent to Ms Amélie M. Taoufiq-Cailliau, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Application forms requesting admission to be an observer to the Basel Convention ExCOP should be sent to Ms. Yvonne Ewang, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Upon verification by the respective Secretariats that an NGO meets these criteria, the NGO will need to fill-in and submit the completed registration form to Ms. Stéphanie Cadet, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

Registration forms

Registration form in English

Registration form in French

Registration form in Spanish

 

 

Application forms

Application form - Basel Convention

Application form - Rotterdam Convention

Application form - Stockholm Convention

 

Information on the Eleventh Session of the Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF)
to be held from 21-22 February 2010 in Bali, Indonesia is available on the UNEP website.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 14 January 2010 )