Sunday, 10 September

 

Time

Activity

Place 

Session

9.00am-5.00pm

Registration/Information desk

Hotel Splendid

Next to Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

 

9.00am-6.00pm

Business center

Hotel Splendid

 

10.00-10.10am

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

 

10.10am-1.00pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / Closed

1.00-2.30pm

Lunch

 

 

2.30-5.30pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official /Closed

As of 2 p.m.

NGO coordination meeting

Hotel Montenegro

NGO Coordination & Office,   Hall Tara

Coordination

3.00-5.00pm

Aarhus Convention Bureau meeting

Hotel Splendid

Salle III –Delegate room 2

5th floor

Official /Closed

As of 6 p.m.

EU coordination meeting

Hotel Splendid

EU Coordination - Room 5

Syndicate room

Coordination

 

 
Monday, 11 September

 

Time

Activity

Place 

Session

7.30am-5.00pm

Registration/Information Desk

Hotel Splendid

Next to Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

 

9.00am-6.00pm

Business center

Hotel Splendid

 

9.00-1.00pm

Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention – preparatory segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – Main meeting room - Hall of Dynasties

 

Official /open

1.00-3.00pm

Lunch

 

 

1.15-2.45pm

Client Earth with Association Justice and Environment, z.s.

Breakthroughs, disappointments and hopes for progress in access to justice at the EU and member state levels: Reflections on ACCC cases C-32, C-123 and the Commission's Guidelines on Access to Justice”

 

Hotel Montenegro’

Hall Bojana

Side-event

1.15-2.45pm

CBD

Building capacity for public participation regarding LMOs/GMOs to effectively implement the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the GMO Amendment

 

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

3.00-6.00pm

Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention – preparatory segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / open

6.15-7.30pm

Arnika Citizens Support Centre with Earthjustice and Guta Association

"Defending the Defenders: Protecting Environmental Activists from Persecution"

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

7.30-9.00pm

Earthjustice

The compliance committee: making the Aarhus Convention effective and relevant

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

 

 
Tuesday, 12 September

 

Time

Activity

Place

Session

8.30-9.45am

The Access Initiative

Measuring compliance with the law: The Aarhus Convention Index

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

9.00am-5.00pm

Registration/Information Center

Hotel Splendid

Next to Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

 

9.00am-6.00pm

Business center

Hotel Splendid

 

10.00am-1.00pm

Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention – general segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – Main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / open

10.00am-1.00pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee Meeting

 

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / Closed

1.00-3.00pm

Lunch 

 

 

1.00-3.00pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official /open

1.15-2.45pm

Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition, General Commissioner for Sustainable Development

The reform of public participation in France

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

3.00-4.15pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / closed

3.00-6.00pm

Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention – general segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – Main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / open

 

 

 

 

6.15-7.30pm

EarthJustice

Public participation in international forums (PPIF) how article 3.7 of the Aarhus Convention contributes to move forward on some major international environmental challenges

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

6.20pm

The Regional Environment Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)

Access to Justice, Access for All

 Hotel Mediteran
Room AMFORA

Side-event 

7.30-9.00pm

Arnika

 National implementation reports: What you cannot find in them and why

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

7.30-9.00pm

Center for International Environmental Law 

All hands on deck – empowering citizens to better tackle climate change and implement the Paris Agreement

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

 
 
Wednesday, 13 September

 

Time

Activity

Place

Session

9.00am-6.30pm

Registration/Information Center

Hotel Splendid

Next to Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

 

9.00am-6.00pm

Business center

Hotel Splendid

 

10.00-1.00pm

Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention – general segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / open

10.00am-12.00pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

 

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / Closed

1-3 pm

Lunch

 

 

1.15-2.45pm

Open Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee Dialogue

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Parallel meeting / Open

2.00-4.00pm

Protocol on PRTRs Bureau meeting

Hotel Splendid

Salle III –Delegate room 2

5th floor

Official / closed

3.00-6.00pm

Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention – general segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / open

3.00-6.00pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

 

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / closed

6.00-6.15pm

Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / Open

6.30-8.30pm

Welcoming Reception for all participant

Hotel Splendid

Social event / open

 

 
Thursday, 14 September

 

Time

Activity

Place

Session

8.30-9.45am

UN Environment/UNECE/OSCE/REC

Judicial cooperation to safeguard the environment and sustainable development 

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

8.30-9.45am

UNECE

Roundtable/Briefing on the role of the public in supporting implementation and compliance with international water mechanisms

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

9.00-9.30am

Press Conference

Hotel Splendid

Pool bar

 

9.00am-5.00pm

Registration/Information Center

Hotel Splendid

Next to Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

 

9.00am-6.00pm

Business center

Hotel Splendid

 

9.00-9.15am

Protocol on PRTRs Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official / open

9.15-9.55am

Protocol on PRTRs Compliance Committee Meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room 

Official / closed

 

 

 

 

10.00am-1.00pm

Joint High-level Segment of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention and the Protocol on PRTRs

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / open

1.00-3.00pm

Lunch

 

 

1.15-2.45pm

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

PRTR Module for the IOMC Toolbox for Decision-Making in chemicals Management

Kris Opening Remarks

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

1.15-2.45pm

OSCE

15 years of Aarhus Centre – a network to put good environmental governance into practice

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Side-event

1.00-3.00pm

Lunch for High-Level Officials

Hotel Splendid

Restaurant Promenade

Social event / Upon invitation only

2.45-3.00pm

Family Photo

 Hotel Splendid

 

3.00-5.30pm

Joint High-level Segment of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention and the Protocol on PRTRs

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official/open

5.45-7.00pm

Protocol on PRTRs Compliance Committee Meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official/Closed

6.15-7.30pm

European Environmental Bureau

The promotion of the principles of the Aarhus Convention and Principle 10 globally and in other regions

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

7.30-9.00pm

EarthJustice/European Environmental Bureau

The right to know which environment you live in/

The Aarhus principles and the principle 10 in the chemicals management

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

 

 
Friday, 15 September

 

Time

Activity

Place

Session

8.30-9.50am

Open PRTR CC Dialogue

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – Main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Parallel meeting / Open

9.00am-5.00pm

Registration/Information Center

Hotel Splendid

Next to Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

 

9.00am-6.00pm

Business center

Hotel Splendid

 

9.55-11.00am

Protocol on PRTRs Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / Closed

10.00am-1.00pm

Third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs – General Segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / Open

11.00-11.05am

Protocol on PRTRs Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official/Open

11.30-11.45am

Protocol on PRTRs Compliance Committee meeting

Hotel Splendid

Compliance Committee room - Salle II –- Terrace room

Official/Open

1.00-3.00pm

Lunch

 

 

1.15-2.45pm

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)

Advancing Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) in the Western Balkans and in Moldova

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Bojana

Side-event

1.15-2.45pm

Arnika

PRTR, How to make the pollution data understandable to the citizens

Hotel Montenegro

Hall Zeta

Side-event

3.00-5.30pm

Third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs – General Segment

Hotel Splendid

Salle I – main meeting room – Hall of Dynasty

Official / Open

 

Download timeline (PDF)

Role of the public in supporting compliance with international water agreements (PDF)

Defending the Defenders: Protecting environmental activists from persecution (PDF)

Official and shadow reports: Monitoring progress of the implementation (PDF)

PRTR: Making the data on pollution understandable to the public (PDF)

Reflections on ACCC cases C-32, C-123 and the Commission's Guidelines on Access to Justice (PDF)

Measuring Compliance with the Law The Aarhus Convention Index (PDF)

Going beyond conflicts : new rights and procedures for strengthening environmental democracy in France (PDF)

15 YEARS OF AARHUS CENTRES, A network to put good environmental governance into practice (PDF)

Judicial Cooperation to Safeguard the Environment and Advance Sustainable Development (PDF)

Role of the public in supporting Compliance with international Water Agreements (PDF)

Building capacity for public participation to effectively implement the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the Aarhus Convention in the context of LMOs/GMOs (PDF)

Public participation in international forums: Ensuring that the Aarhus Convention contributes to progress on major international environmental challenges (PDF)

Advancing Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) in the Western Balkans and in Moldova (DOC)

Advancing Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) in the Western Balkans and in Moldova (PDF)

Support Establishment and Advancement of Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTR) in Western Balkan Countries and in Moldova (PDF)

The Government of Montenegro thanks partners for their support to organisation of events