The specific objectives of the meeting are to:
- foster collaboration and cooperation between National Authorities and the chemical industry, facilitate the exchange of experience and good practices at the sub-regional, regional, and global levels;
- raise awareness of the specific requirements under relevant provisions of the Convention among representatives of the chemical industry and the National Authorities;
- review current practices and challenges in selected issues concerning the implementation of the Convention for which collaboration between the chemical industry and National Authorities is crucial; and
- further enhance the general capacity of both stakeholders to implement the relevant provisions of the Convention in order to improve the quality and timeliness of the fulfilment of obligations.
The event is being organised to enhance engagement with the chemical industry and increase collaboration with National Authorities to support the full and effective implementation of the Convention.