First Forum for International Cooperation on Air Pollution

The first Taskforce Meeting of the Forum for International Cooperation on Air Pollution (FICAP) under the UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution was held on the 11th and 12th of October 2022 as a hybrid meeting. The new task force aims to provide a platform for global cooperation on transboundary solutions to air pollution and is co-chaired by Sweden and the United Kingdom. Many prominent speakers discussed possibilities, challenges and lessons learnt to work across borders on the issue of air pollution. Among the possibilities mentioned was sharing methods and technology such as emission inventories and models, international research collaborations and the importance of human interactions. The next meeting will be in Gothenburg, Sweden on 16 March 2023.

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