Montenegro to host meetings on Aarhus Convention and Protocol on PRTRs in September

August 7, 2017

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Montenegro to host meetings on Aarhus Convention and Protocol on PRTRs in September

In September 2017, the coastal town of Budva, in Montenegro, will host meetings on the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention), and the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (Protocol on PRTRs).

The sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention, and the third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on PRTRs will be held from September 11 to 15, 2017.

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 implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.

The events will provide a platform for Parties, signatories, international organizations, civil society and other stakeholders to discuss achievements and challenges with regard to promoting effective access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in relation to a wide range of issues affecting the environment.

The meeting venue is the Splendid Conference and SPA Resort, Budva (Bečići).

More detailed information are available at Budva meetings official website.