The seventh 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), the fourth session of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (Protocol on PRTRs), their joint High-level Segment and associated meetings, will take place in October 2021.
The events will mark the 20th Anniversary of the entry into force of the Aarhus Convention, and provide a platform for Parties, signatories, international organizations, civil society and other stakeholders to discuss achievements and challenges in promoting environmental democracy, digital transformation and sustainable development. The two sessions will feature a Joint High-level Segment where delegations will focus on the role of the Aarhus Convention and its Protocol in furthering sustainable infrastructure and spatial planning.
The events will take place in a hybrid format, combining on-site and virtual participation.
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dates: 18-22 October 2021
location: Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland