The Working Group (WG) Session 2 Meeting on Drafting Medium Term Plan for the EANET (Acid Deposition Monitoring Network in East Asia 2021-2025) and on Reviewing Scope of Instrument for the EANET was held virtually from 20-22 October 2020, gathering over 50 representatives from the EANET participating countries. Following the session 1 of the Working Group meeting held in early July 2020. The participants met again online to work together on the Medium Term Plan for the EANET (2021-2025) defining the Network's future activities for the next 5 years, while also discussing a possible expansion of the scope of the EANET's Instrument.
During the three day meeting, the National Focal Points and representatives from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam joined with the EANET's Secretariat, Network Center and the United Nations Environment Programme teams to discuss in detail how they envision the future of the Network. At the end of the 3-day meeting, the Session agreed on the sets of Recommendations to be submitted to the 22nd Session of the Intergovernmental Meeting (IG22) on 25-26 November 2020, for its approval and endorsement. RRC.AP had worked closely with the EANET Secretariat at UNEP organizing the WG via virtual meeting.