Meeting calendar September 2022 - June 2023

The calendar of meetings for OSPAR from September 2022 to June 2023 is shown below

Meeting

Date

Full name

Country

City

COLLAR

TBD

Collective Arrangement

TBC

ICG-EcoC

13-14 September 2022

ICG-EcoC weightings workshop

Secretariat offices

BONN

20-22 September 2022

Meeting of the Contracting Parties

Ireland

CoG Workshop

22-23 September 2022

Workshop on selected NEAES operational objectives

Spain

Madrid

ICG-MSFD

27-28 September 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Spain

Madrid

BDC(extra)

29 September 2022

(2 hours)

Biodiversity Committee

Online

HASEC HOD(1)

6-7 October 2022

Heads of Delegation to HASEC

Online

JTG Ballast/Biofouling

10-11 October 2022

Joint HELCOM/OSPAR Task Group on Ballast Water Management Convention and Biofouling

Spain

San Sebastian

ICG-QSR

11-12 October 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Quality Status Report

TBC

JL(2) 2022

(Please note change of date)

13 October 2022Group of Jurists/LinguistsSecretariat offices/ Hybrid

ICG-OA

17-19 October 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on ocean acidification

Netherlands

The Hague

ICG-ORED

17-19 October 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Offshore Renewable Energy Development

Secretariat

London

ICG-MPA

18-20 October 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Protected Areas

Spain

Madrid

ICG-POSH

24-27 October 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the implementation follow up of measures for the protection and conservation of species and habitats

Netherlands

ICG-COBAM

7-9 November 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Coordination of Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring

Secretariat

London

CoG

15-16 November 2022

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD

17 November 2022

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

OSPAR(Extra)

17 November 2022

Extraordinary meeting of the OSPAR Commission

Secretariat

MIME

21-25 November 2022

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

[Denmark]

TBC

ICG-Noise

7 December 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise – workshop on scoping a RAP-Noise

Online

BDC(2) 2022

12-15 December 2022

Biodiversity Committee

TBC

EAP

TBC

Expert Assessment Panel – Offshore report

TBC

ICG-ML

11—13 January 2023

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

Online

ICG-Noise

17-18 January 2023

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise

TBC

ICG-QSR

17-19 January 2023

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Quality Status Report

TBC

ICG-Eut

30 January - 1 February 2023

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Eutrophication

Sweden

Uppsala

INPUT

1-3 February 2023

Working Group on Inputs to the Marine Environment

Sweden

Uppsala

RSC

[7-10 February 2023]

Radioactive Substances Committee

Norway

OIC

7-10 March 2023

Offshore Industry Committee

Germany

Berlin

ICG-MPA (extra)

Spring 2022

Extraordinary meeting of the Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Protected Areas

online

EIHA

20-24 March 2023

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

Norway

HASEC

20-24 March 2023

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

United Kingdom

Scotland

Easter weekend: 7-10 April 2023

ICG-QSR

TBC 12-14 April 2023

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Quality Status Report

TBC

BDC

17-21 April 2023

Biodiversity Committee

TBC

NSN

25-26 April 2023

North Sea Network

Denmark

JL

26-27 April 2023

Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

CVC

22 May 2023, morning (2 hours)

Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Secretariat

London

CoG(1)

22-23 May 2023

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD(1)

24 May 2023

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

Stakeholder consultation event

TBC w/c 5 June

Stakeholder consultation event on the QSR synthesis report

ICG-ORED

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Offshore Renewable Energy Development

TBC

OTSOPA

[23-25 May 2023] TBC

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

Denmark

ICG-ML(2) 2023

May/June 2023

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

Netherlands