30 June - 4 July 2014 Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
Fifth Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention and Second Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs

The fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention) (30 June-1 July), the second session of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (Protocol on PRTRs) (3-4 July), their joint High-level Segment (2 July) and associated preparatory meetings will take place in Maastricht. The event will provide a platform for parties and stakeholders to discuss achievements and challenges in promoting a wide range of topics, including access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters. Parties are also expected to discuss global promotion of the Convention and agree on a number of decisions to guide their implementation in the next intersessional period, including future strategic plan and work programme.  

dates: 30 June – 4 July 2014  
location: Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands  
contact: Manja Vidic  
phone: +41 22 917 3516  
e-mail: manja.vidic@unece.org  
www: http://www.unece.org/env/pp/aarhusmop5&prtrmopp2/main.html