2018 Indicative Calendar of ASEAN Meetings under ASOEN and COM

(As of 5 February 2018)

DATE
MEETING/WORKSHOP
CHAIR
HOST/VENUE
JANUARY
1 New Year 2018
23-25 Drafting Meeting of the Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Transboundary Haze Pollution Control* Indonesia Yogyakarta, Indonesia
FEBRUARY
6-8 Inception and Implementation Meeting of the ASEAN Institute for Green Economy (AIGE) Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
7-13 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
16 Lunar New Year
28 Feb – 3 Mar
  • Inception Meeting and Second Project Steering Committee Meeting
  • Regional Workshop on ABS Legal Framework
  • Technical and Legal Seminar on TKDL and TKDL Fellowship

(under the ACB_NBA Cooperation: Capacity Building towards Implementing the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, the City Biodiversity Index and Strategic Plan for Biodiversity)

AWGNCB Chennai, India
TBP ASEAN Biodiversity Fund (ABF) Committee Meeting TBC
MARCH
7-8 9th EAS High-Level Seminar on Sustainable Cities (HLS-ESC) Cambodia
18-22 24th Meeting of Senior Officials Committee for the ASCC (SOCA)
19th Meeting of ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council
Singapore Singapore
19-20 19th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment (AWGCME) Philippines Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
TBP 13th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-Region (TWG Mekong)*
7th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution in the Mekong Sub-Region (MSC Mekong)*
Viet Nam Viet Nam
TBP 3rd PSC Meeting on ACB-NBA Cooperation Project on Biodiversity Conservation TBC
17 Hindu Day of Silence
18-24 Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Colombia
26-30
  • 2nd Meeting of the Inception of the ASEAN-EU Project on Biodiversity Conservation and Management of Protected Areas in ASEAN (BCAMP)
  • Target Setting for ASPEN and ACB Work Plan
AWGNCB Manila, Philippines
(TBC)
29 (TBC) Partners Meeting on the Implementation of the ASEAN-UN Action Plan of Environment and Climate Change Jakarta, Indonesia
29-30 18th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management (AWGWRM) Malaysia Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
30 Good Friday
APRIL
10-11 3rd Meeting of the ASEAN Task Force on Peatlands (ATFP)* Brunei Darussalam Brunei Darussalam
TBP 16th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)
Workshop on Review of ASEAN ESC Indicators (TBC)
Cambodia Balikpapan, Indonesia
13-15 Songkran Festival
14 Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad
17-19 Workshop on Monitoring Illegal Desludging from Tanker (AWGCME Project) Batam, Indonesia
19-20 20th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Transboundary Haze Pollution (TWG)*
20th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution (MSC)*
Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
25-28 32nd ASEAN Summit Singapore Singapore
TBP 3rd Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Chemicals and Waste (AWGCW) Thailand Malaysia
TBC ASEAN-China National Focal Point Meeting on Environmental Cooperation China
MAY
1 International Labor Day
10 Ascension Day of Jesus Christ
TBP
  • 28th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)
  • 6th ASEAN Heritage Park (AHP) Committee Meeting
  • Pre-22nd Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 22) and Pre-2nd Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI 2) Meeting
Indonesia Cambodia
TBC Regional Conference on Biodiversity and Ecotourism TBC
29 Waisak Day (Buddha’s Anniversary)
JUNE
5 World Environment Day
TBC ASEAN-China Seminar on Urban Environmental Management China
15-16 (TBC) Islamic Eid Holiday
26-29 9th Meeting of ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)
ASEAN Climate Change Partnership Conference 2018
4th ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Climate Change
Singapore Manila, Philippines
JULY
8-12 Singapore International Water Week 2018 & World Cities Summit Singapore
10 Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change Singapore
18-19 10th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education (AWGEE) Brunei Darussalam Viet Nam
TBP ASEAN City Leaders on Climate Resilience Initiative TBP
AUGUST
TBP 4th PSC Meeting of CARE4Biodiv
1st PSC Meeting of BCAMP
20th Meeting of Governing Board of ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
29th Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment (ASOEN) & Related Meetings
14th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Environment (SOME)
12th ASEAN-Japan Dialogue on Environment
1st Officials Meeting for Preparation of the 6th EAS EMM (TBC)
Malaysia Singapore
8 ASEAN Day
22 Muslim Day of Sacrifice (Eid al-Adha)
SEPTEMBER
TBP 14th Meeting of the Committee under the Conference of Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (COM-14)*
14th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (COP-14)*
Myanmar Myanmar
11 Muharram/Islamic New Year
TBC ASEAN-China Environmental Cooperation Forum 2018 Nanning, China
TBP ASEAN-German Workshop on Mitigating Climate Risks & Building Resilience in the ASEAN Region Singapore
30 Sep – 4 Oct 25th Senior Officials Committee for the ASCC (SOCA)
20th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council
Singapore Singapore
OCTOBER
TBP 11th ASEAN Plus Three Leadership Programme on Sustainable Consumption and Production Indonesia
31 Oct – 1 Nov High-Level Segment of the Fourteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties and Concurrent Meetings of Cartagena and Nagoya Protocols Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
NOVEMBER
3-15 The Fourteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 14) Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
20 The Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
DECEMBER
3-14 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC Poland
TBC ASEAN-China Environmental Information Sharing Platform Task Force Inception Meeting China
TBC ASEAN-China Environmental Information Sharing Platform Training China
TBC ASEAN-China Seminar on Eco-industrial Park and Environmental Technology Exchange and Transfer China
TBC Our Ocean Conference Bali, Indonesia
25 Christmas Day

 

TBC: To Be Confirmed TBP: To Be Proposed by Host Underlined: Major Holiday / Environment-related Event Ad-hoc / project meetings excluded *AATHP-related meetings under COM/COP