Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of establishment: July 2005 (Framework Agreement). More
BC-III/19 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 1995, selected Argentina as a site to establish BCRC for South America sub-region. This resulted to the establishment of BCRC Argentina in 2002. However only in 2005 a Framework Agreement for its establishment was signed.
Hosted by: The Government of Argentina and located in the Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (INTI)
Parties served: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Expertise: ESM of electronic waste, combating illegal traffic on waste.
For more information visit: crsbasilea.inti.gov.ar
Ms. Leila Devia
Basel Convention Regional Centre (BCRC) for South America
Instituto Nacional de Tecnologiá Industrial (INTI)
Avda. Leandro N. Alem 1067 – 7 Floor
1001 Buenos Aires
Tel: +54 (11) 4515 5022
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