2017 Indicative Calendar of Regular ASEAN Environmental Meetings

As of 05 July 2017

DATEMEETING/WORKSHOPCHAIRHOST/VENUE
JANUARY
28Lunar New Year
FEBRUARY
8-98th EAS High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities (HLS-ESC)Chiang Rai, Thailand
13-142nd Meeting of the ASEAN Task Force on Peatlands

ASEAN Workshop on Peatland Governance

MalaysiaMalaysia
15-17Final Workshop of ROK-ASEAN Cooperation Project on “Building Resilience for Sustainable ASEAN from Water Related DisastersAWGWRMSeoul, ROK
23-2412th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-Region (TWG Mekong)

6th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-Region (MSC Mekong)

ThailandChiang Rai, Thailand
MARCH
1-3Workshop on Implementing IWRM in ASEAN: Opportunities for Sharing Information on Key IssuesPhilippines
8-92nd Task Force Meeting on the Preparation of SOER5ASECJakarta, Indonesia
14-1527th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)IndonesiaBrunei Darussalam
20-21Third Drafting Meeting of the Establishment Agreement of ASEAN Coordinating Centre on Transboundary Haze Pollution Control

Task Force Meeting on Haze Study

ASECJakarta, Indonesia
22Preparatory Meeting for the 8th Meeting of AWGCCSingaporeSingapore
APRIL
17-1917th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management (AWGWRM)

IUCN BRIDGE Workshop

MalaysiaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
20-21Task Force Meeting on the Preparation of ASPENASECJakarta, Indonesia
24-2815th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)

Meeting on the Selection of Cities for the 4th ASEAN ESC Award

CambodiaCambodia
24 April-5 May

(TBC)

13th session of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention, 8th session of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention, and 8th session of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm ConventionGeneva, Switzerland
MAY
11-1218th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment (AWGCME)PhilippinesPhilippines
15-1612th Coordinating Conference on the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (SOC-COM)Jakarta, Indonesia
17-1819th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Transboundary Haze Pollution (TWG)

19th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution (MSC)

MalaysiaPutrajaya, Malaysia
23-249th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education (AWGEE)Brunei DarussalamThailand
25-26ASEAN-China National Focal Point Meeting on Environmental CooperationChengdu, China
JUNE
5World Environment Day
7-82nd Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Chemicals and Waste (AWGCW)ThailandLao PDR
14-158th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)

4th ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Climate Change

SingaporeMyanmar
26-27Islamic Eid Holiday
JULY
24-2819th Meeting of Governing Board of ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity

28th Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment (ASOEN) & Related Meetings

12th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Environment (SOME)

10th ASEAN-Japan Dialogue on Environment

Officials Meeting for Preparation of EAS EMM

Lao PDRPhilippines
29Inauguration of ACB New Building?Los Banos, Philippines
AUGUST
TBP13th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-Region (TWG Mekong) (TBC)

7th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-Region (MSC Mekong)

Viet NamViet Nam
SEPTEMBER
11-14
  • 13th Meeting of Committee under COP to AATHP (COM-13 AATHP)
  • 13th Meeting of Conference of Parties to AATHP (COP-13 AATHP)
  • 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment (AMME)
  • 16th ASEAN Plus Three Environment Ministers Meeting (EMM)
  • 5th EAS Environment Ministers Meeting (EAS EMM)
  • ASEAN Environment Day / Week
  • ASEAN ESC Award Presentation Ceremony
Brunei DarussalamBrunei Darussalam
TBC10th ASEAN Plus Three Leadership Programme on Sustainable Consumption and ProductionTBC
OCTOBER
5-6Our Ocean, and Ocean for Life, 5-6 October, Valletta, MaltaValletta, Malta
NOVEMBER
6-1723rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCCBonn, Germany
DECEMBER
TBC: To Be ConfirmedTBP: To Be Proposed by HostUnderlined: Major Holiday /Environment-related EventAd-hoc/project/haze meetings excluded
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