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October 2015

ISO IWA Workshop Session #1

The ISO IWA Workshop Session #1 took place on 14-16 October 2015 in Davos, Switzerland, back to back with the WRF 2015 Conference. More than 50 participants from 16 countries participated in this first session, in which the background part and first section of the Guidance Principles (Draft 0 Section 1) was presented. ISO members, metals associations, recycling companies, Cleaner Production Centres, international NGOs and experts from research organizations and the academia were among those participants. ISO confirmed the full…

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October 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - October 16, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Davos Congress Centre, Talstrasse 49a
Davos, 7270 Switzerland

February 2016

Guidance Principles Local Consultations Peru

The consultations were held in Lima, Peru, on 10 and 11 February 2016, with support of the Peruvian Institute of Social Economy (IPES) and the Municipality of Lima Metropolitana. Another consultation meeting in Lima was organized by Ciudad Saludable on 9 February 2016. The objective of local consultations is to ensure access and meaningful participation of local stakeholders in the development of the Guidance Principles, in line with the ISEAL Standard-setting Code. About 110 participants attended the Lima consultations, from which a…

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February 9, 2016 - February 11, 2016

Guidance Principles Local Consultations Kenya

The local consultation of the Guidance Principles for secondary metals was held back to back to the e-Waste Academy in Nairobi, Kenya on the 27 February 2016. The objective of local consultations is to ensure access and meaningful participation of local stakeholders in the development of the Guidance Principles, in line with the ISEAL Standard-setting Code. About 30 participants from 10 African countries, including African recyclers and Government representatives, took part in the local consultation. Read a summary of the…

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February 27, 2016
Unnamed Venue, Nairobi, Kenya

April 2016

ISO IWA Workshop Session #2

The ISO IWA Workshop Session #2 took place on 12 April 2016 via teleconference. The Session #2 was addressed to ISO IWA 19 members. 25 participants joined the discussion of comments received on the ‘Draft 1’ of the Guidance Principles. During the 2-month Public Review, about 480 comments were received from more than 30 organisations worldwide. Read a detailed article with a summary of the Workshop and download the thirteen-page Meeting Report which summarises the main agreements reached by the participants…

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April 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Teleconference,

July 2016

ISO IWA Workshop #3

July 7-8 2016 The ISO IWA Session #3 on Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals took place on 7 and 8 July 2016 at the IUCN conservation centre in Gland, Switzerland. The aim of the ISO IWA Session #3 was fourfold: To provide participants with an update of the comments received on the ‘Draft 1’ of the Guidance Principles during the Public Review and local consultations in Peru (February 2016), Kenya (February 2016) and India (June 2016). To…

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July 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - July 8, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
IUCN, Rue Mauverney 28
Gland, 1196 Switzerland

September 2016

ISO IWA Workshop #4

The ISO IWA Workshop Session #4 took place on 15 September 2016 via teleconference. The Session #4 was addressed to ISO IWA 19 members. The main aim of the Session was to identify any remaining sustained or major objections to the Principles and Objectives (including Introduction and Terms and Definitions) as well as to get feedback  on ‘Assurance and Traceability’ in order to move towards finalization of Version 1.0 of the Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals by 2016. Download the eight-page…

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September 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teleconference,

April 2017

Launch of the SRI ISO/IWA Guidance Principles

We will launch the ISO International Workshop Agreement on the ‘Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals’ (ISO IWA 19:2017) at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention. The new ISO document aims to guide economic operators of secondary metals value chains, including the informal sector, in the efficient and credible implementation of improved recycling practices, in particular in emerging and developing economies. Venue International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), Room 3 Rue de…

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April 28, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé
Geneva, 1211 Switzerland
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