Meeting calendar end of May-December 2020 + Indicative calendar January-June 2021

The calendar of meetings for OSPAR from end of May to December 2020 is shown below. An indicative calendar of meetings for the period January to June 2021 is also presented. This will be confirmed by OSPAR 2020.

Calendar of OSPAR meetings end of May – December 2020. TBC, to be confirmed.

Meeting

Date

Full name

Country

City

OTSOPA

26-28 May 2020

BA Working Group on Operational, Technical and Scientific Questions Concerning Counter Pollution Activities

WEBEX

ICG-ML

27-28 May 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

WEBEX

ICG/EN-Noise

3 June 2020

Second Joint Session of OSPAR ICG-Noise and HELCOM EN-Noise

ZOOM

TG-COMP(3)

10 June 2020

Technical Group for the Common Procedure

WEBEX

STG

9-10 June 2020

Strategy Task Group

WEBEX

NSN11 June 2020North Sea Network of Investigators and ProsecutorsWEBEX

ICG-Noise

16 June 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise

WEBEX

ICG-Feniks(2) 202029 June 2020Intersessional Correspondence Group on Future EIHA NEAES Information and Knowledge-based strategyWEBEX
BDC HOD30 June 2020Biodiversity Committee Heads of DelegationWEBEX
ICG-QSR callEarly July 2020Intersessional Correspondence group on managing delivery of the Quality Status Report 2023

ICG-QSR

9-10 September 2020

Intersessional Correspondence group on managing delivery of the Quality Status Report 2023

WEBEX

STG(2) 2020TBC: 21-22 September 2020Strategy Task GroupWEBEX

ICG-OA

22 September 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Coordination on ocean acidification

United Kingdom/ WEBEX

Plymouth

BONN 202023-24 September 2020Bonn Agreement Contracting PartiesIreland/WEBEXDublin

BDC(2) 2020

30 September - 2 October 2020

Biodiversity Committee

WEBEX

HASEC(2) 2020

5-7 October 2020

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

WEBEX

ICG-MSFD(2) 2020

8-9 October 2020

(1 day if by WebEx)

Intersessional Correspondence Group for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Netherlands / WEBEX

ICG-ESA

Mid-October, 1 day

Intersessional Correspondence Group for Economic and Social Analysis

WEBEX

EIHA(2)2020

12-15 October 2020

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

United Kingdom/ WEBEX

Edinburgh

JL

27 October 2020

Group of Jurists /Linguists

WEBEX

ICG-MPA

3-5 November 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Protected Areas

Spain/ WEBEX

Madrid

STG(3) 2020TBC: 12-13 November 2020Strategy Task GroupWEBEX

ICG-ML

24-27 November 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

Netherlands/WEBEX

JTG-Ballast

26-27 November 2020

Joint Task Group on Ballast Water

Spain

San Sebastian

CoG(1) 2020

19-20 November 2020

Coordination Group

WEBEX / Secretariat

MIME

23-27 November 2020

Working Group on Monitoring and on Trends and Effects of Substances in the Marine Environment

Denmark

Copenhagen ICES Offices

ICG-EMO WS & TG-COMP(3)

30 November-4 December 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on eutrophication modelling & Task Group for the Common Procedure

Belgium

Brussels

ICG-POSH

30 November -3 December 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Protection of Species and Habitats

TBC

TBC

HOD(2) 2020

7 December 2020

Heads of Delegation

TBC

TBC

OSPAR 2020

8-9 December 2020

OSPAR Commission

TBC

TBC

ICG-COBAM

14-16 December 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Coordination of Marine Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring

TBC

TBC

Indicative calendar of OSPAR meetings January – June 2021. TBC, to be confirmed. This calendar will be confirmed by OSPAR 2020

Meeting

Date

Full name

Country

City

EAP

TBC

Expert Assessment Panel – Offshore report

TBC

ICG-Noise

TBC January

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise

TBC

ICG-Eut

18-22 January 2021

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Eutrophication

Germany

Berlin

INPUT

25-27 January 2021

Working Group on Inputs to the Marine Environment

TBC

COLLAR

TBC 26-27 January 2021

Collective Arrangement

Belgium

Brussels

ICG-ESA WS

TBC February one day

OSPAR workshop on business as usual scenarios

TBC Netherlands

TBC Rotterdam

RSC

9-11 February 2021

Radioactive Substances Committee

Luxembourg

European Commission

JL(Extra)

TBC

Jurists/Linguists

TBC

OIC

9-12 March 2021

Offshore Industry Committee

Germany

STG

TBC

Strategy Task Group

London Secretariat

UK

EIHA

TBC March

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

Norway

HASEC

22-26 March 2021

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

Spain

Madrid

Easter weekend: 2-5 April 2021

BDC

TBC 12-16 April 2021

Biodiversity Committee

Iceland

Reykjavik

ICG-MSFD(1)

TBC

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

JL

TBC 27-29 April 2021

Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

CVC

TBC 24 May 2021, afternoon

Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Secretariat

London

CoG(1)

TBC 25 May 2021

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD

TBC 26-27 May 2021

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

OTSOPA

TBC

BA Working Group on Operational, Technical and Scientific Questions Concerning Counter Pollution Activities

OSPAR/MM

TBC 21-25 June 2021

OSPAR Commission/ Ministerial Meeting

Portugal