2017 Indicative Calendar of Regular ASEAN Meetings (as of 26 December 2016)

DateMeetingHost/ChairVenue
JANUARY
16-20 (TBC)Project Preparation Grant (PPG) Mission and Project Inception Meeting for the GEF-6 funded project "Sustainable Management of Peatland Ecosystems in Mekong Countries" (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar)IUCNNay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
1819th Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) Governing Council MeetingAPWFSingapore
28Lunar New Year
FEBRUARY
8-98th 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
MalaysiaMalaysia
15-17Final Workshop of ROK-ASEAN Cooperation Project on "Building Resilience for Sustainable ASEAN from Water Related DisastersSeoul, 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)

ThailandThailand
MARCH
14-1527th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)IndonesiaBrunei Darussalam
APRIL
TBP9th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education (AWGEE)Brunei DarussalamThailand
TBP18th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment (AWGCME)PhilippinesPhilippines
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
8-10 (TBC)17th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management (AWGWRM)MalaysiaLangkawi, Malaysia
TBP
  • 15th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)

  • Meeting on the Selection of Cities for the 4th ASEAN ESC Award
CambodiaCambodia
TBP
  • 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)
MalaysiaMalaysia
JUNE
5World Environment Day
14-15
  • 8th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)

  • 4th ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Climate Change
SingaporeMyanmar
26-27Islamic Eid Holiday
JULY
24-28

  1. 19th Meeting of Governing Board of ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity

  2. 28th Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment (ASOEN) & Related Meetings

  3. 12th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Environment (SOME)

  4. 10th ASEAN-Japan Dialogue on Environment

  5. Officials Meeting for Preparation of EAS EMM

    Lao PDRPhilippines
    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 NamViet Nam
    SEPTEMBER
    25-28
    1. 13th Meeting of Committee under COP to AATHP (COM-13 AATHP)

    2. 13th Meeting of Conference of Parties to AATHP (COP-13 AATHP)

    3. 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment (AMME)

    4. 16th ASEAN Plus Three Environment Ministers Meeting (EMM)

    5. 5th EAS Environment Ministers Meeting (EAS EMM)

    6. ASEAN Environment Day / Week

    7. ASEAN ESC Award Presentation Ceremony
    Brunei DarussalamBrunei Darussalam
    TBCTBC 10th ASEAN Plus Three Leadership Programme on Sustainable Consumption and Production-TBC
    OCTOBER
    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