Environmentally sound management of priority waste streams: end-of-life ships

The capacity-building activities undertaken in the area of end-of-life ships by the Secretariat aim to promote:

  •  The sustainability of the ship recycling industry by enhancing the application of internationally recognized standards relating to occupational safety and health (OSH) and environmental protection;
  • Effective implementation of the Basel Convention and the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships.

Upcoming activities

  • Developing downstream hazardous waste management capacity in Bangladesh and Pakistan

Recent activities