The third session of the ad hoc open-ended working group to prepare proposals for a science-policy panel to contribute further to the sound management of chemicals and waste and to prevent pollution (OEWG-3), will be held at International Conference Center Geneva (CICG), June 2024.

The meeting will be preceded by informal, regional and stakeholder consultations, on 16 June 2024 at the same venue. SPP OEWG-3 will be held in-person and conducted in the six official languages of the United Nations.

At its third session, the working group is expected to conclude its substantive discussions on proposals for the establishment of a science-policy panel including issues outlined in paragraph 5 and 6 of UNEA resolution 5/8. The provisional agenda, meeting documents and other supporting information will be made available in due course.