Special sessions and Workshops

Special sessions 

EFCA regularly arranges Special sessions on topics related to actual policy developments at the conferences of its Members, sometimes in cooperation with the European Commission. Cooperation with the European Commission resulted in the organisation of some Workshops on topics of joint interest.

  • Special session: Co-benefits for Clean Air and Climate: Prominence of Black Carbon, 1 October 2013, Capetown, South Africa. EFCA session at IUAPPA's 16th World Clean Air Congress, 29 September - 4 October 2013. Programme
  • Special session: Mediterranean Transboundary Air Pollution, 11 September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, as part of AQM2012 (Details). 
  • Special Session on : Characterization and Risk Assessment, 8 September 2006, Lille, France, as part of a Conference on Air Pollution and Environmental Health. From science to action : the challenge of particulate matter (Details).
  • Special Session on Shipping emissions Shipping Emissions, 28 September 2005, Istanbul, Turkey, as part of TUNCAP's 3d Int. Symp. on Air Quality Management (AQM2005).
  • Emission Trading. Special session at CAPPA’s International Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 2003



  • Improving Air Quality in the enlarged EU: workshop on Plans and Programmes of Air Quality and National Emission Ceilings Directives. European Commission, EEA and EFCA, Brussels, 2004 

  • Workshop Towards Clean Air for Europe: A Challenge, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, CIPA and EFCA, Syracuse, Italy, 2005 (Programme  and Final Report)