UNEP’s International Resource Panel (IRP) will hold it's first biannual meeting of the year back to back with the World Circular Economy Forum. The core objectives of the meeting will be to review the progress in the preparation of the on-going assessment reports of the IRP, examine new study proposals, and explore the policy-relevance of the Panel’s new findings. During the meeting, some strategic and operational matters including the communications plan and budget will be discussed.