Second Meeting of the Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL within the framework of the Barcelona Convention (MENELAS), Valletta, Malta, 28-29 November 2017 – Nov 28, 2017

The Second Meeting of the Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL within the framework of the Barcelona Convention (MENELAS) was held at REMPEC offices in Valletta, Malta from 28 to 29 November 2017. 

The Meeting was organised by REMPEC pursuant to the UN Environment/MAP Programme of Work and Budget for 2016-2017, adopted by the Nineteenth Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols (COP 19), which was convened in Athens, Greece from 9 to 12 February 2016. 

The principal objectives of the Meeting were: 

(a)   to examine the implementation of the MENELAS Programme of Activities for the period 2016-2017 as well as to discuss and agree on the items to be included in the MENELAS Programme of Activities for the period 2018-2019 and elect the chair of the Network for the said period; and 

(b) to discuss the French proposal for the creation of two new judicial cooperation tools within the framework of the Regional Strategy for Prevention of and Response to Marine Pollution from Ships (2016-2021) and MENELAS, as requested by the Twelfth Meeting of the Focal Points of REMPEC, which was held in St. Julian’s, Malta from 23 to 25 May 2017. 

The working languages of the Meeting were English and French.  Simultaneous interpretation services were provided during the Meeting. 

The Meeting documents as well as an information sheet outlining the organisational aspects of the Meeting are posted on this page for the perusal of participants. 

For more information on the MENELAS network and its activities, please visit the MENELAS Information System: www.menelas.org.


Working documents

REMPEC/WG.42/1/Rev.1

Provisional Agenda

REMPEC/WG.42/1/1/Rev.1

Annotated provisional agenda and draft timetable 

REMPEC/WG.42/4

French proposal for the creation of two new judicial cooperation tools within the framework of the Regional Strategy for Prevention of and Response to Marine Pollution from Ships (2016-2021) and MENELAS (Submitted by France)

REMPEC/WG.42/5

Marine oil pollution detection/investigation report 

REMPEC/WG.42/WP.1

Draft conclusions and recommendations

REMPEC/WG.42/12

Report of the Meeting

 

 

Information documents

 

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.1/Rev.3

List of documents

REMPEC/WG.42/J/1

Provisional list of participants

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.2

List of participants

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.3

Regional Strategy for Prevention of and Response to Marine Pollution from Ships (2016-2021)

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.4

Report of the Meeting of the Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL within the framework of the Barcelona Convention (MENELAS) (Toulon, France, 29 September – 1 October 2015)

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.5*

Report on the Activities of the Mediterranean Network of Law Enforcement Officials relating to MARPOL within the framework of the Barcelona Convention (MENELAS), as requested by Decision IG.21/9 (English only)

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.6*

Draft Decision IG.23/1: Revised Reporting Format for the Implementation of the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.7

Exemple spécifique de procès-verbal de constatation de pollution maritime (Submitted by France) (French only)

REMPEC/WG.42/INF.8 Review of 16 years of pollution reports (Submitted by Cedre)
REMPEC/WG.42/INF.9

Technical Report on Socio-Economic Tools for supporting the Achievement of Good Environmental Status of Mediterranean Marine Waters (English only)

 * reissued for technical reasons

Information Sheet

All logistic arrangements are listed in the following document: Information Sheet.