Meeting calendar August to September 2021 and provisional meeting calendar October 2021 to June 2022

The calendar of meetings for OSPAR from August to September 2021 is shown below.

Calendar of OSPAR meetings August-September 2021 - to be kept under review

Meeting

Date

Full name

Country

City

Workshop

TBC over the summer

Workshop on diadromous fish species status assessments

ICG-EN-Noise24 AugustThird Joint Session of OSPAR ICG-Noise and HELCOM EN-Noise,Online

BiTA

27 August 2021

(3 hours)

Biodiversity Thematic Assessment Group

Online

HOD1 September 2021Extra Heads of Delegation meetingOnline

Workshop

6-8 September 2021

Workshop on deep sea habitat status assessments

Online

ICG-ML(2)7 September 2021Workshop on the marine litter indicators for the QSROnline
CCEG9 September 2021Climate change expert groupOnline
Stakeholder-ML13 SeptemberStakeholder meeting for the preparation of the 2nd Marine Litter Regional Action PlanOnline

BiTA

17 September 2021

(3 hours)

Biodiversity Thematic Assessment Group

Online

ICG-OA20-21 September 2021Intersessional Correspondence Group on Ocean AcidificationUnited KingdomPlymouth
OSPAR/MMC27 September-1 October 2021OSPAR Commission/ Ministerial MeetingPortugal

The meeting calendar below is subject to adoption by OSPAR 2021

COLLAR

TBC 2021 To be arranged as soon as a face-to-face meeting is possible (if not possible to arrange earlier, tentative date: 18-19 January 2022)

Collective Arrangement

Belgium

Brussels

HASEC-HOC

11-13 October 2021 (3 consecutive mornings)

Heads of Delegation to Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

Online

ICG-MSFD

14-15 October 2021

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Online

BDC HOD

Date tbc

Heads of Delegation to Biodiversity Committee

Online

JL(2) 2021

22 October 2021

Jurists/Linguists

Online

ICG-QSR

25 October 2021

Intersessional Correspondence Group on the preparation of the QSR

[Online/Denmark]

EIHA(2) 2021

4 November 2021

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

Online

CoG

16-17 November 2021

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD

18 November 2021

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

MIME

22-26 November 2021

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

ICES Headquarters

Copenhagen

JTG Ballast and Biofouling

23-24 November 2021

Joint Task Group on Ballast Water and Biofouling

ICG-MPA

23-25 November 2021

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Protected Areas

Spain

ICG-ML

23-26 November 2021

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

ICG-POSH

6-9 December 2021

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

[tbc]

ICG-COBAM

13-17 December 2021

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Coordination of Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring

[tbc]

EAP

TBC

Expert Assessment Panel – Offshore report

ICG-Noise

January 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Noise

ICG-QSR

11-13 January 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on preparation of the QSR

[Denmark/Secretariat]

ICG-Eut

24-26 January 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Eutrophication

[Germany/ Sweden]

INPUT

27-28 January 2022

Working Group on Inputs to the Marine Environment

[Germany/ Sweden]

RSC

8-11 February 2022

Radioactive Substances Committee

European Commission

Luxembourg

OIC

8-11 March 2022

Offshore Industry Committee

Germany

Berlin

EIHA

21–25 March 2022

Environmental Impact of Human Activities Committee

United Kingdom

Edinburgh

HASEC

28 March–1 April 2022

Hazardous Substances and Eutrophication Committee

Spain

Madrid

BDC

4-8 April 2022

Biodiversity Committee

[Iceland]

Easter weekend: 15-18 April 2022

JL

21-22 April 2022

Jurists/Linguists

Secretariat

London

NSN

26-28 April 2022

North Sea Network

Belgium

CVC

11 May 2022, morning (2 hours)

Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen

Secretariat

London

CoG(1)

11-12 May 2022

Coordination Group

Secretariat

London

HOD(1)

13 May 2022

Heads of Delegation

Secretariat

London

ICG-ML

16-17 May 2022

Intersessional Correspondence Group on Marine Litter

Spain

Seville

OTSOPA

23-25 May 2022

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

Belgium

OSPAR

20-24 June 2022

OSPAR Commission

BONN

September 2022

Meeting of the Contracting Parties