Calendar

Meeting schedule August 2019 to July 2020

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).

ICG-DATA

21 August 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Data

WEBEX

Bycatch workshop -

3-5 September 2019

OSPAR/HELCOM workshop on Incidental By-catch, collaboration with ASCOBANS&ACCOBAMS

Denmark

Copenhagen

ICG-OA(2) 2019

10 September 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Ocean Acidification

Sweden (Agency for Marine and Water Management)

Gothenburg

STG

16-17 September 2019

Strategy Task Group

Denmark

Copenhagen

ICG-MSFD(2) 2019

18 September 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

European Commission

Brussels

EBSA Workshop

23-27 September 2019

Workshop on Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas

Sweden

Stockholm

ICG-EMO Workshop

24-26 September 2019

Workshop on eutrophication modelling and revision of the eutrophication Agreement 2013-08

Germany

Hamburg

JWG BIRD

30 September - 4 October 2019

Joint HELCOM/ICES/OSPAR Working Group on Birds

Estonia

Tartu

ICG-ESA

9 October 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Economic and Social Analysis

HelsinkiFinland

ICG-MPA

8-10 October 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on MPAs

Germany

Vilm

Bonn Agreement

9-11 October 2019

Bonn Agreement Contracting Parties and Ministerial Meeting

Germany

Bonn

JL(2) 2019

22 October 2019

Group of Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

ICG-REACH29-30 October 2019Intersessional Correspondence Group on REACHUnited KingdomAberdeen

ICG-NOISE

5-6 November 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise

Portugal

Madeira

ICG-ML(2) 2019

11-14 November 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

Ireland

Wexford

CoG(2) 2019

12-13 November 2019

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD(2) 2019

14 November 2019

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

MIME

18-22 November 2019

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

ICES Offices

Copenhagen

ICG-COBAM

3? Days during the week beginning 18 November 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Coordination of Marine Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring

[Secretariat?]

[London?]

ICG-POSH

2-5 December 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Protection of Species and Habitats

Spain

Madrid

JTG Ballast

17-18 December 2019

Joint HELCOM/OSPAR Task Group on Ballast Water Management

Estonia

Tallinn

ICG-QSR

December 2019/January 2020?

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Quality Status Report

[Secretariat?]

[London?]

ICG-Eut

21-23 January 2020

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Eutrophication

Ireland

Dublin

INPUT

28-30 January 2020

Working Group on Inputs to the Marine Environment

Sweden

Gothenburg

RSC

11-13 February 2020

Radioactive Substances Committee

France

Paris

16th Inter-Secretariat Meeting

February 2020

Regional Agreement Secretariats, DG ECHO and EMSA

Brussels

Belgium

OIC

10-13 March 2020

Offshore Industry Committee

Denmark

BDC

23-27 March 2020

Biodiversity Committee

Iceland

Reykjavik

HASEC

23-27 March 2020

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

Spain

Madrid

ICG-MSFD

1.5 days in April 2019

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Easter weekend: 10-13 April 2020

EIHA

20-24 April 2020

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

United Kingdom

[Edinburgh]

JL

28-29 April 2020

Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

NSN

29-30 April 2020

North Sea Network of Investigators and Prosecutors

Belgium

STG

5-7 May 2020

Strategy Task Group

Secretariat

London

CVC

19 May 2020

Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Secretariat

London

CoG

19-20 May 2020

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD

21 May 2020

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

COLLAR

[2 days Late May?]

Collective Arrangement

OTSOPA

26-28 May 2020

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

Belgium

ICG-ML

[2? days in late May/early June 2020]

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

OSPAR/MMC

29 June - 3 July 2020

OSPAR Commission/ Ministerial meeting

Portugal

Lisbon