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OSPAR Meetings 2014/2015

 


Acronym

Dates

Meeting

Host

Venue

3-week Deadline

ICG-MSFD

11-12 September 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive

 

 

20 August 2014

BONN

23-24 September 2014

Meeting of the Bonn Agreement

United Kingdom

Southampton

1 September 2014

ICG-COBAM

2-3 October 2014 (back to back with CORESET II – 1 October 2014)

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Biodiversity Monitoring and Assessment

Sweden

Gothenburg

10 September 2014

ICG-MAQ

Date to be decided

Intersessional Correspondence Group to Manage Preparation and Publication of the Intermediate Assessment 2017 and the QSR21 - ICG MAQ

?

?

?

ICG-ML

11-12 November 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

Spain

Vigo

 

CoG

13-14 November 2014

Coordination Group

 

 

22 October 2014

ICG-POSH

Late 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group – Protection of Species and Habitats

Spain

Madrid

?

MIME

24-28 November 2014

Working Groups on Monitoring and on Trends and Effects of Substances in the Marine Environment (MIME)

Secretariat

ICES offices, Copenhagen

31 October 2014

ICG-MPA

25-27 November 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Protected Areas

Spain

Madrid

3 November 2014

ICG-COBAM

December 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Biodiversity Monitoring and Assessment

Spain

Madrid

?

EAP

End of January 2015

Expert Assessment Panel – Offshore

 

 

 

ICG-EUT

26-28 January 2015

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Eutrophication

 

 

 

INPUT

28-30 January 2015 (2.5 days)

Working Group on Inputs to the Marine Environment

United Kingdom

 

?

RSC

10-12 February 2015

Radioactive Substances Committee

Germany

 

19 January 2015

BDC

2-6 March 2015

Biodiversity Committee

Ireland

Cork

6 February 2015

[12 week deadline for Recs: 5 December 2014]

OIC

10-13 March 2015

Offshore Industry Committee

Germany

 

23 February 2015

HASEC

23-27 March 2015

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

Netherlands

 

27 February 2015

(Easter weekend: 3-6 April 2015)

 

EIHA

13-17 April 2015

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

Spain

 

20 March 2015

NSN

[May 2015]

North Sea Network

Netherlands

 

?

ICG-MSFD

Week beginning 20 April 2015

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive

 

 

w/b 30 March 2015

JL

29 April 2015

Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

N/A

CVC

6 May 2015

Chairman and Vice-Chairmen

Secretariat

London

N/A

CoG

6-7 May 2015

Coordination Group

 

 

14 April 2015

HOD

8 May 2015

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

16 April 2015

OTSOPA

[May 2015]

Technical Working Group – Bonn Agreement

Ireland

 

?

OSPAR

22-26 June 2015

OSPAR Commission

 

 

29 May 2015

Deadline for the submission of Decisions or Recommendations

For meetings of the Commission, proposals for Decisions or Recommendations to be adopted by the Commission shall be received by the Secretariat at least five weeks before the opening of an ordinary meeting of the Commission.

For meetings of a subsidiary body, proposals for Decisions and Recommendations shall be received by the Secretariat at least twelve weeks before the opening of a meeting of that subsidiary body.

(OSPAR Rules of Procedure, §§ 45 and 46).