Third Meeting of Science and Policy Committee of North-East Asia Clean Air Partnership

30 April 2021

Following the adoption of the NEACAP Work Plan 2021-2025 by NEASPEC SOM-24, the 3rd NEACAP Science and Policy Committee Meeting (SPC-3)  was organized virtually at 14:00-18:00hrs (GMT+9), Friday, 30 April 2021.

The SPC-3 discussed the topic and modality of “Policy and Technology Cooperation (PTC)”, which was identified as the priority area of Category I and the only priority area for the NEACAP Work Plan 2021-2025. The Meeting also discussed the recommendation on the priority areas of Category II.

Third Meeting of Science and Policy Committee of North-East Asia Clean Air Partnership

14:00 – 18:00 (GMT+9), Friday, 30 April 2021

14:00 – 14:10

1. Opening of the meeting

  • Opening and welcoming remarks, Mr. Ganbold Baasanjav, Head of ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office
  • Introduction of participating SPC members
14:10 – 14:20

2. & 3. Election of officers, and Adoption of agenda

The Committee will elect a chair and a vice-chair who will hold office until the next regular meeting and be eligible for re-election.

The Committee will adopt the provisional agenda with changes as may be necessary.
14:20 – 15:30

4. NEACAP plan of category I activities: Policy and Technology Cooperation

The discussion will be based on a paper prepared by the secretariat, and proposals from the SPC members shared with other members, preferably, prior to the meeting.

Technical centers are encouraged to propose activities to be led and/or implemented by the respective center.
15:30 – 15:40 Break

15:40 – 16:40

5. NEACAP plan of category II activities: Scientific approaches to policymaking

The Committee will exchange views and formulate its recommendations to the NEASPEC SOM-25 to be held in late 2021.
16:40 – 17:00

6. & 7. Date and provisional agenda of the next regular SPC meeting or ad hoc meeting, and Other issues

The Committee will discuss the tentative date and provisional agenda of the next regular meeting, and may consider holding ad hoc meeting(s) intersessionaly if need.

The SPC members may raise any other issues not covered under the items mentioned above.

Other participants may share their views and information relevant to the meeting and NEACAP.

17:00 – 17:40

8. Adoption of the meeting report

The Report of the Meeting will be prepared and circulated by the secretariat to SPC members after the meeting for review and adoption.
17:40 – 18:00

9. Closing of the Meeting

The Chair and the secretariat will deliver closing statements, respectively.