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SAICM ICCM-5 Bureau Meeting in Rome, Italy
November 7 @ 8:00 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm
SAICM ICCM-5 Bureau Meeting – November 7-8, 2017 in Rome, Italy
SAICM’s overall objective is the achievement of the sound management of chemicals throughout their life cycle so that by the year 2020, chemicals are produced and used in ways that minimize significant adverse impacts on the environment and human health. The Bureau advises the President and the secretariat on the conduct of the business of the Conference and its subsidiary bodies. Some items in particular to note for ICCM5:
- A revised version of the co-chairs’ summary on the SAICM Intersessional Process
- A new Secretariat paper on objectives and milestones
- An updated calendar which includes tentative dates and locations for the upcoming regional meetings, and a change in the venue for the 2nd meeting of the Intersessional Process to Stockholm, following an offer from the Swedish government.