The fourth meeting of the intersessional process considering the Strategic Approach and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 (IP4) is scheduled to take place on 23 to 27 March 2020 in Bucharest, Romania.
All participants are strongly encouraged to pre-register by Monday March 16 in order to accelerate the on-site registration and badge issuance at the online registration platform
The meeting will be held at the Palace of Parliament Strada Izvor, nr. 2-4, Bucharest (Romanian: Palatul Parlamentului)
All pratical information may be found on the IP4 participants information note
There are no side events or exhibition space at this meeting. For more information, please refer to the provisional annotated agenda, which will be made available on the IP4 website. Please follow SAICM on twitter @chemandwaste for updates on the event.
Regional and sectoral group meetings as well as technical briefings will be held on 22 March 2020.
This event intends to be paper smart and as green as possible. Please note that attendees are encouraged to download the meeting documents in advance from IP4 website or on arrival at the venue in Bucharest, Romania.
Procedures for media accreditation and registration
Media participation at IP4 meetings is subject to accreditation by the SAICM secretariat. Journalists should pre-register with the secretariat, including submissions of accreditation form and necessary information.
For more information please contact Mr. Jose de Mesa by e-mail: [email protected]
The meeting will be held in English only. No interpretation services will be available.
Greening of the meeting
To make a positive contribution towards comprehensive climate neutrality, SAICM is committed to organizing and implementing sustainable environmentally-friendly and carbon-neutral meetings, including for this fourth meeting.
IP4 will be a paper smart meeting, participants are kindly advised to bring your own laptop, as copies of meeting documents will not be printed or distributed. This event intends to be as green as possible. It is therefore encouraged that all participants generate as little waste as possible, including unnecessary paper and plastic.
Harassment free meeting
The organizations of the United Nations system are committed to enabling events at which everyone can participate in an inclusive, respectful and safe environment. UN system events are guided by the highest ethical and professional standards, and all participants are expected to behave with integrity and respect towards all participants attending or involved with any UN system event.
Further information on the Code of Conduct to prevent harassment, including sexual harassment, at UN system events may be consulted here.