Information submitted by from countries and other stakeholders for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its ninth meeting

The eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention in 2017 adopted decision SC-8/16 on Financial mechanism. The decision solicited, among others, information from various stakeholders on the provision of support, including financial resources, for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention.

In its decision, the Conference of the Parties urged developed country Parties, in accordance with paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 13 of the Convention, to provide information on ways in which they can provide support, including new and additional financial resources, for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in relation to specific key areas identified in the needs assessment report referred to in paragraph 14 of decision SC-8/16, including information on access to such support.

It also invited other Parties, in accordance with paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 13 of the Convention, to provide information on ways in which they can provide support, including financial resources, in accordance with their capabilities, for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in relation to specific key areas identified in the needs assessment report referred to in paragraph 14 of decision SC-8/16, including information on access to such support.

It further invited other sources, including relevant funding institutions and the private sector, in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 13 of the Convention, to provide information on ways in which they can contribute to the implementation of the Stockholm Convention in relation to specific key areas identified in the needs assessment report referred to in paragraph 14 of decision SC-8/16, including information on access to such contributions.

Request for comments on the draft joint clearing-house mechanism strategy

Parties and others were invited to provide input using an online questionnaire.

Pursuant to decision SC-8/16, the Conference of the Parties requested the Secretariat to prepare, on the basis of the information provided pursuant to paragraphs 17–19 of this decision, a report on the availability of financial resources additional to those provided through the Global Environment Facility and ways and means of mobilizing and channeling such additional resources in support of the objectives of the Convention, for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its ninth meeting. The Secretariat has prepared a summary of the results and comments received through the online questionnaire.

The comments received from Parties and other are available in the table below

 

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19/10/2018Response from Sierra Leone30.09 K
26/11/2018Response from State of Palestine30.24 K
12/07/2018Response from Azerbaïdjan30.51 K
13/12/2018Response from New Zealand30.76 K
03/01/2019Response from El Salvador30.45 K
14/01/2019Response from Croatia84.58 K
15/01/2019Response from Guatemala30.05 K
15/01/2019Response from Sweden94.46 K
19/01/2019Response from Peru30.48 K
31/01/2019Response from Bosnia and Herzegovina93.55 K
31/01/2019Response from European Union30.84 K