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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

Workshop on Marine Litter Action Plan

9 October 2014

 

Netherlands

The Hague

 

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

Secretariat

London

23 October 2014

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-NOISE

25-26 November 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise

 

Teddington, UK

 

ICG-MPA

25-27 November 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Protected Areas

Spain

Madrid

3 November 2014

HELCOM/

OSPAR TG Ballast Water

1-2 December 2014

HELCOM/OSPAR Task Group on Ballast Water

Spain

Madrid

 

ICG-COBAM

2- 4 December 2014

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Biodiversity Monitoring and Assessment

Spain

Madrid

?

ICG-POSH

13-14 January 2015

Intersessional Correspondence Group – Protection of Species and Habitats

Spain

Gijon Oceanographic Centre

?

EAP

21-23 January 2015

Expert Assessment Panel – Offshore

France

Paris

 

ICG-EUT

26-28 January 2015

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Eutrophication

United Kingdom

London

 

INPUT

28-30 January 2015 (2.5 days)

Working Group on Inputs to the Marine Environment

United Kingdom

London

?

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

Bonn

23 February 2015

HASEC

23-27 March 2015

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

Netherlands

 

27 February 2015

(Easter weekend: 3-6 April 2015)

 

ICG-COBAM

8-9 April 2015

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Biodiversity Monitoring and Assessment

 

 

 

EIHA

13-17 April 2015

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

Spain

 

20 March 2015

ICG-MSFD

20-21 April 2015

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Belgium

Brussels

w/b 30 March 2015

JL

29 April 2015

Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

N/A

NSN

27-28 May 2015

North Sea Network

Netherlands

 

?

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

19-21 May 2015

Technical Working Group – Bonn Agreement

Ireland

Dublin

?

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).