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PCA/2009/DEP/MCEB-MAP/005 February 19th, 2014 Original: ENGLISH

MEDITERRANEAN ACTION PLAN PLAN D’ACTION POUR LA MEDITERRANEE

The Strategic Partnership for the Mediterranean Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (MedPartnership) www.themedpartnership.org Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) management training program Organized by the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency with support from the SCPRAC and MEDPOL in the framework of the UNEP MAP Strategic Partnership for the Mediterranean Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (MedPartnership) Alexandria (Egypt), February 24th - 27th, 2014

Agenda


PCBs management training program, Alexandria (Egypt) Agenda 1st Day: Monday, February 24th PCBs management (theoretical training) (11:00-18:30) Training location: Royal Tulip Hotel. P.O Box 252,Moustafa Kamel, Corniche Road Roshdy, Alexandria. Tel.: +2 03 5455456 www.royaltulipalexandria.com

09:00-09:30

Registration of participants

Opening of the workshop Welcome speech by Dr. Elham Refaat Abdel Aziz, General Director of Environmental Development Department of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. 09:30-10:00

Welcome speech by Mr. Manolo Clar, Project Manager, SCPRAC representing UNEP MAP MEDPOL and UNEP MAP SCPRAC. Welcome Speech by Dr. Atwa Hussain, Head of Environmental Management Sector, EEAA The local and international success stories ENCPC POPS activity in Egypt (success story from Egypt) Eng. Ali Abo Sena

10:00-10:30

Director of the Egypt National Cleaner production Center, industrial council for Technology and Innovation, Ministry of trade and Industry NCCTP POPs Activity In Egypt (Success story from Algeria) Ms. ANGAR Latifa Head of Service Monitoring and cooperation/ Person Contact, National Centre for Cleaner Technologies Production (NCCTP) / Regional Centre of Stockholm Convention for North Africain Country (RCSC) Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

Egypt as a signatory Party to the Stockholm Convention and Party to the Barcelona Convention and its land-based sources and activities Protocol on POPs (with emphasis on PCBs): 11:00 -12:00

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Obligations and status of national implementation; State of Play of legal and institutional framework for POPs management in Egypt.

Dr. Elham Refaat Abdel Aziz, General Director of Environmental Development Department Stockholm Convention Focal Point of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. 2


Global context, history, applications, conventions (Urs K. Wagner, ETI) 12:00-13:00

PCB sound management chapter A – Part 1: Identification, risk assessment, priority setting (Urs K. Wagner, ETI) Lunch break

13:00-14:00

14:00-15:30

PCB sound management chapter A – Part 1: Identification, risk assessment, priority setting (Urs K. Wagner, ETI) (cont.) PCB sound management chapter A – Part 2: Inventory, classification, GHS (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra) Coffee Break

15:30-15:45

15:45-16:45

General sampling, screening and analysis methods & proceedings (Urs K. Wagner, ETI) Questions and discussion

16:45-17:30

Project specific sampling, screening and analysis methods (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra) Questions and discussion

17:30

End of session

Simultaneous interpretation into English and local language will be available for the training.


2nd Day: Tuesday, February 25th PCBs management (theoretical training) (9:00-18:00) Training location: Royal Tulip Hotel. P.O Box 252,Moustafa Kamel, Corniche Road Roshdy, Alexandria. Tel.: +2 03 5455456 www.royaltulipalexandria.com

9.00-10.00

PCB sound management A – Maintenance, life cycle management, phase out and Storage, (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra)

10:00-11:15

PCB sound management B - Handling, packing, Loading, Transport (Urs K. Wagner, ETI)

11.15-11.30

Coffee break

11:30-12:30

PCB sound management C - Import/export disposal (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra)

12.30-13.30

Case Studies Part A: POPs from the cradle to the grave (Urs K. Wagner, ETI)

13.30-14.45

Lunch break

14.45-15.45

Case Studies Part B: POPs from the cradle to the grave (Urs K. Wagner, ETI)

15.45-16:15

“Written PCB Test” to be taken by participants (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra, Urs K. Wagner, ETI)

16.15-16.30

Coffee break

16:30-17.00

Discussion on ways and means to improve PCB management in Albania (facilitation provided by UNEP MAP)

17:00-17.30

Discussion on PCB test responses (Urs K. Wagner)

17:30-18:00

Distribution of “PCB Training Certificates” (CPRAC, Ecoterra, ETI) Closure of the theoretical PCBs workshop

Simultaneous interpretation into English and local language will be available for the training.

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3rd Day: Wednesday, February 26th PCBs management (practical training and site visit) (9:30-15:30). Training location: Pending location.

Opening by UNEP MAP representative Safety briefing by Site Manager 9:30-13.00

Inventory safety and proceedings Inventory taking on site (data and questionnaires) (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra and Christian Marchesi, ETI)

13:00-14:00

Lunch Break

Sampling on site 14:00-15:30

Administration on site (Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra and Christian Marchesi, ETI)

15:30

End of session

Simultaneous interpretation into English and local language will be available for the training.


4th Day: Thursday, February 27th PCBs management (practical training, L2000 DX analyzer) (9:30-15:00) Training location: Royal Tulip Hotel. P.O Box 252,Moustafa Kamel, Corniche Road Roshdy, Alexandria. Tel.: +2 03 5455456 www.royaltulipalexandria.com Theoretical L2000 DX training: Review of screening methods Screening by L2000 Recording of data Administration and disposal of consumables 9:00-13.00 Practical L2000 DX training: L2000 parts and maintenance Proceedings Use of L2000 DX by participants (Group work, screening of samples taken on Day 3) (Christian Marchesi, ETI and Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra)

13:00-14:00

Lunch break

Practical L2000 DX training: Use of L2000 DX by participants (Group work, screening of samples taken on Day 3) (cont.) 14:00-15:00

“Written Sampling and Screening Test” to be taken by participants Questions and discussion Distribution of “L2000 DX User’s Certificates” (Christian Marchesi, ETI and Panos Ioakimidis, Ecoterra)

15:00

End of practical training

Simultaneous interpretation into English and local language will be available for the training.

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