2017 Indicative Calendar of Regular ASEAN Environmental Meetings

As of 05 July 2017

 

DATE MEETING/WORKSHOP CHAIR HOST/VENUE
JANUARY
28 Lunar New Year
FEBRUARY
8-9 8th EAS High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities (HLS-ESC) Chiang Rai, Thailand
13-14 2nd Meeting of the ASEAN Task Force on Peatlands

ASEAN Workshop on Peatland Governance

Malaysia Malaysia
15-17 Final Workshop of ROK-ASEAN Cooperation Project on “Building Resilience for Sustainable ASEAN from Water Related Disasters AWGWRM Seoul, ROK
23-24 12th 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)

Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand
MARCH
1-3 Workshop on Implementing IWRM in ASEAN: Opportunities for Sharing Information on Key Issues Philippines
8-9 2nd Task Force Meeting on the Preparation of SOER5 ASEC Jakarta, Indonesia
14-15 27th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB) Indonesia Brunei Darussalam
20-21 Third Drafting Meeting of the Establishment Agreement of ASEAN Coordinating Centre on Transboundary Haze Pollution Control

Task Force Meeting on Haze Study

ASEC Jakarta, Indonesia
22 Preparatory Meeting for the 8th Meeting of AWGCC Singapore Singapore
APRIL
17-19 17th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management (AWGWRM)

IUCN BRIDGE Workshop

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
20-21 Task Force Meeting on the Preparation of ASPEN ASEC Jakarta, Indonesia
24-28 15th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)

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

Cambodia Cambodia
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 Convention Geneva, Switzerland
MAY
11-12 18th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment (AWGCME) Philippines Philippines
15-16 12th Coordinating Conference on the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (SOC-COM) Jakarta, Indonesia
17-18 19th 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)

Malaysia Putrajaya, Malaysia
23-24 9th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education (AWGEE) Brunei Darussalam Thailand
25-26 ASEAN-China National Focal Point Meeting on Environmental Cooperation Chengdu, China
JUNE
5 World Environment Day
7-8 2nd Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Chemicals and Waste (AWGCW) Thailand Lao PDR
14-15 8th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)

4th ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Climate Change

Singapore Myanmar
26-27 Islamic Eid Holiday
JULY
24-28 19th 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 PDR Philippines
29 Inauguration of ACB New Building? Los Banos, Philippines
AUGUST
TBP 13th 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 Nam Viet Nam
SEPTEMBER
11-14 September
  • 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 Darussalam Brunei Darussalam
TBC 10th ASEAN Plus Three Leadership Programme on Sustainable Consumption and Production TBC
OCTOBER
5-6 Our Ocean, and Ocean for Life, 5-6 October, Valletta, Malta Valletta, Malta
NOVEMBER
6-17 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC Bonn, Germany
DECEMBER
TBC: To Be Confirmed TBP: To Be Proposed by Host Underlined: Major Holiday /Environment-related Event Ad-hoc/project/haze meetings excluded