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					    International workshop on hazardous substances within the life-cycle of electrical and
                                       electronic products
                              Vienna (UNIDO HQ), 29-31 March 2011
     Location: M Building. Board Room B and Conference rooms MOE 27, MOE 79 and MOE05
                                        Tentative Agenda


DAY 1. Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Time                                        Subject
09:30-10:00        Opening of the workshop (plenary)
                       Welcome by host
                       Opening remarks by IOMC, Basel Convention,
                          Stockholm Convention and SAICM

10:00-10:30        Key note address by Prof. Oladele Osibanjo, Chairman of the
                   Steering Committee

10:30-10:45        Organisation of the workshop                                        Chairman
                       Presentation of the agenda and objectives                      Prof. Osibanjo
                       Organisation of work

10:45-11:00                                    Coffee break
11:00-11:30        Brief overview of hazardous substances issues within the life-      Mr. Mathias Schluep,
                   cycle of electrical and electronic equipment                        EMPA
11:30-12:00        Regional perspective of hazardous substances issues within          Mr.Joe Digangi, IPEN
                   the life-cycle of electrical and electronic equipment
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12:00-13:00        Up-stream chemicals issues, policy and capacity-building            2 speakers (30 min
                                                                                       each)
13:00-13:30        Lunch break
13:30-15:00        Side events
                                                                             2
15:00-16:00        Mid-stream chemicals issues, policy and capacity-building           2 speakers (30 min
                                                                                       each)
16:00-17:00        Down-stream chemicals and waste issues, policy and                  2 speakers (30 min
                                     3
                   capacity-building                                                   each)
17:00-18:00        Establishment of in-session working groups (3); tasks;
                   expectations

18:00              End of first day.
                   Reception hosted by UNIDO



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   Upstream issues could include: green design, redesign, green chemistry, manufacturing, Extended Producer
Responsibility (EPR) and Take back Schemes; others (RoHS directive); International Certification Scheme(s) for EEE
(Information on chemicals in products, etc) and WEEE; e.g. Stockholm Convention POPRC’s work on: collecting
information on new POPs (BDEs and PFOS) contained in products in particular EEE
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 Midstream issues could include: production, processing, handling, and use; worker safety; consumer information and
exposure to chemical substances
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  Downstream issues could include: used, near end of life, disassemble, repair, refurbishment and recycling; waste
management and disposal including key technologies; legal and regulatory issues; transboundary movement issues
(especially near end of life EEE) and illegal traffic control; Basel Convention, Basel Ban and European WEEE
Directive (Model Regional /international legislation on EEE and E-waste e.g. strengthening/modification of Basel
convention and other options); Stockholm Convention POPRC’s work on formulating policy recommendations on the
environmentally sound management of waste and articles that may contain BDEs to be recycled



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Day 2. Wednesday, 30March 2011

     Time                                Subject
09:30-11:00     In-session working groups reconvene                     Working groups (3)

11:00-11:15                            Coffee break
11:15-13:00     In-session working groups reconvene                     Working groups (3)

13:00-14:00                             Lunch break
14:00-15:00                              Side events
15:00-16:30     Continuation of in-session working groups focusing on   Working Groups (3)
                action and recommendations

16:30-16:45                             Coffee break
16:45-18:00     Continuation of in-session working groups focusing on
                action and recommendations


DAY 3. Thursday, 31 March 2011

     Time                                 Subject

09:30-10:15     Report by working groups (plenary)                      Chairs of Working
                                                                        Groups (3)
                                                                        (15 min each)
10:15-10:45     Discussion

10:45-11:45     Introduction to the preparation of recommendations to   Mr. Oladele Osibanjo
                SAICM/ICCM3 and discussion

11:45-12:00                            Coffee break
12:00-13:00     Working groups (3) set up to draft recommendations

13:00-14:00                              Lunch break
13:30-15:00                              Side events
15:00-15:45     Presentation of set of recommendations by each group    Chairs of Working
                (plenary)                                               Groups (3)
                                                                        (15 minutes each)
15:45-16:00     Discussion

16:00-16:15                            Coffee break
16:15-16:45     Synthesis by chairperson on recommendations to SAICM    Mr. Oladele Osibanjo
                and ICCM3
16:45-17:15     Last round of comments

17:15-17:45     Other matters

17:45-18:00     Closure of the workshop




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