On Friday, POPRC-12 participants convened in plenary for the final day of the meeting. In the morning, the Committee adopted decisions on: SCCPs; PFOA, its salts and related compounds; HCBD; the revised draft assessment of decaBDE; and guidance for PFOS alternatives. The Committee also agreed to hold its thirteenth meeting 23-27 October 2017 in Rome, Italy.
In the afternoon, the Committee discussed synergy with the Basel Convention on the interface of persistent organic pollutants and wastes and reviewed the draft meeting report. Thanking participants for their hard work and noting her appreciation for the constructive environment that characterized POPRC-12, Chair Gastaldello Moreira gaveled the meeting to a close at 3:08pm.
Kindly return to this page on Monday, 26 September for a summary and brief analysis of POPRC-12.
IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web updates from POPRC-12. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has produced a summary and analysis report from the meeting, which is available in HTML and PDF.
POPRC member Agus Haryono, Indonesia
POPRC member Mantoa Sekota, Lesotho
POPRC member Katinka van der Jagt, Luxembourg
POPRC Vice Chair and Rapporteur Zaigham Abbas, Pakistan
The Chinese delegation to the POPRC