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11th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-11)
to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

19-23 October 2015 | Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy


Highlights for Monday, 19 October 2015

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Delegates in plenary

POPRC-11 The eleventh meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-11) to the Stockholm Convention opened on Monday at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy. During the morning, POPRC members met in pre-session meetings.

Chair Estefânia Gastaldello Moreira (Brazil) opened the meeting in the afternoon. Executive Secretary Rolph Payet welcomed participants, reminding them of the science-based approach and “spirit of working together” that underpins the POPRC’s work. After adopting the agenda and organization of work, participants began consideration of technical matters. The Committee discussed the draft risk management evaluation (RME) for decabromodiphenyl ether (commercial mixture, c-decaBDE) and established a contact group to further discuss the draft risk management evaluation. The contact group convened in the evening.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web updates and a summary and analysis report from the 11th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-11). The report is available in HTML and PDF. In addition, IISD Reporting Services, has provided daily web updates from the 11th Meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC.11). A summary and analysis report of CRC-11 is available in HTML and PDF. Available in ENB Mobile at: http://enb.iisd.mobi/chemical-poprc11-crc11/


L-R: Kei Ohno Woodall, BRS Secretariat; Estefânia Gastaldello Moreira, POPRC Chair;
Rolph Payet, BRS Executive Secretary; and David Ogden, BRS Secretariat


POPRC member Jack Holland, Australia, presents the draft risk management evaluation of decaBDE.


POPRC member Ram Jindal, India

POPRC member Liselott Säll, Norway, responds to comments on the draft risk management evaluation of decaBDE.


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