2016 Indicative Calendar of Regular ASEAN Meetings (as of 21 September 2016)

DATEMEETINGCHAIRHOST/ VENUE
JANUARY
FEBRUARY
8Lunar New Year
15 - 19ASEAN Conference on Biodiversity 2016 (ACB2016)Bangkok, Thailand
22 - 28ASEAN-India Capacity Building Programme “Climate Change Projections and Assessment of Impacts; Modelling and Capacity Bangalore, India
MARCH
1 -2 China-ASEAN Forum on the Cooperation in Ecological Conservation and Remedy Technology for Coastal Wetlands.Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
3 - 47th EAS High-Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (HLS-ESC): “Redesigning toward the 2030 Agenda”AWGESCHa Noi, Viet Nam
7 - 91st Task Force Meeting to Develop Roadmap on ASEAN Cooperation towards Transboundary Haze Pollution Control with Means of ImplementationThailandChiang Mai, Thailand
29-3011th SOC-COMASEC
30 - 1CITC Regional Conference on ‘Post-COP21: Climate Change and Sustainable Development’Bangkok, Thailand
APRIL
8 - 12ASEAN Youth Environment Forum 2016

Workshop on the Development of Action Plan

8th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Environmental Education (AWGEE)
Brunei DarussalamSingapore
19Meeting on ASEAN-UN Environment and Climate Change Work PlanASEC, Jakarta
26 - 28Workshop on the Development of Action Plan

14th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)
CambodiaBrunei Darussalam
28Workshop on Preparation of the Establishment of ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Transboudary Haze Pollution ControlTangerang, Indonesia
MAY
3 18th Meeting of the Technical Working Group on Transboundary Haze Pollution (TWG)MalaysiaSingapore
418th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution (MSC)MalaysiaSingapore
10 - 12Workshop on the Development of Action Plan

17th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment (AWGCME)
PhilippinesMelaka, Malaysia
18 - 20Workshop on the Development of Action Plan

20th / 1st Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Chemical and Waste (AWGCW)
ThailandBali, Indonesia
23 - 24ASEAN Workshop on Operationalisation of Alert Levels and Trigger Points for Fire Prevention and SuppressionMalaysiaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
24 - 26Workshop on the Development of Action Plan

26th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (AWGNCB)
MyanmarViet Nam
30 - 1Train-the-Trainer Workshop on Implementing the ASEAN Guidelines on Peatland Fire ManagementPontianak, Indonesia
TBP12th 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
JUNE
1 - 3Workshop on the Development of Action Plan

16th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Water Resources Management (AWGWRM)
MalaysiaLuang Prabang, Lao PDR
1 - 3ASEAN Post-Paris Workshop & Consultation Workshop on the Drafting of AWGCC Action PlanJakarta, Indonesia
5World Environment Day
14 - 15Seminar on the Formulation of the ASEAN-China Environmental Cooperation Action Plan 2016-2020Kunming, China
17Soft Launch of ACB New HeadquartersLos Banos, Philippines
20 - 212nd Meeting of ASEAN-China Environment Outlook Beijing, China
28 - 29Inception Meeting of the ASEAN ESC Model Cities Year 3AWGESCBangkok, Thailand
TBP2nd Meeting of ASEAN Task Force on PeatlandsMelaka, Malaysia
TBP1st Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the ACB-NBA Cooperation: Capacity Building Towards Implementing the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, the City Biodiversity Index and the Strategic Plan on BiodiversityAWGNCB/GB ACBJakarta, Indonesia
JULY
6 - 7Islamic Eid Holiday
20 - 21Meeting on the Drafting of the Establishment Agreement of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Transboundary Haze Pollution ControlIndonesiaJakarta, Indonesia
25 - 275th ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHP) Committee MeetingBandar Lampung / Way Kambas, Indonesia
TBPWorkshop on the Development of Action Plan

7th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC)

4th ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Climate Change

Workshop on Climate Change Negotiation for Policymakers from ASEAN Member States (tbc)
Malaysia
TBCTask Force Meeting for the Development of the ASEAN Strategic Plan on EnvironmentASEC, Jakarta
AUGUST
1 - 5 (TBC)1) 18th Meeting of Governing Board of ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
2) 27th Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment (ASOEN) & Related Meetings
3) 11th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Environment (SOME)
4) 9th ASEAN-Japan Dialogue on Environment
5) 2nd Officials Meeting for Preparation of 5th EAS EMM
Lao PDRMyanmar
10 12th Meeting of Committee under COP to Haze Agreement (COM-12)VietnamKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1112th Meeting of Conference of Parties to Haze Agreement (COP-12)VietnamKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
SEPTEMBER
6 - 828th & 29th ASEAN SummitLao PDR
7 - 91st Consultation Meeting of ASEAN-ROK Cooperation Project “Building Resilience for Sustainable ASEAN (from Water Related Disasters) at the 2016 Chuncheon Global Water Forum (CGWF2016)Chuncheon, ROK
10-11China-ASEAN Environmental Cooperation Forum 2016: Sustainable Urban Transformation for Green DevelopmentNanning, China
OCTOBER
24 - 275th ASEAN Heritage Parks Conference (AHP5)ACBNay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
25 - 289th ASEAN Plus Three Leadership Programme on Sustainable Consumption and ProductionHanoi, Vietnam
26-27China-ASEAN Workshop on Establishing Environmental Information Sharing PlatformCAECBeijing
NOVEMBER
7 - 1822nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCCMarrakesh, Morocco
5th week (TBP)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
DECEMBER
4 - 1713th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP13)Cancun, Mexico
TBP2nd Meeting of the ASEAN Task Force on Peatlands
ASEAN Workshop on Peatland Governance
MalaysiaTBC