Nairobi, Kenya from 30 May to 02 June 2016 Read more
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Report of the twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties Read more
Report of the eleventh meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee Read more
Report of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and T... Read more
To explore means by which objectives of the Ban Amendment might be achieved. Read more
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A list of concept notes for voluntary financial contributions for the biennium 2016/17 is now available on the BRS websites
The Secretariat hands over the signed BRS Geneva Gender Parity Pledge to Mr. Michael Moller, UNOG Director General.
The Secretariat is calling for applications by 26 November 2015 for two consultancies: one to assist the Implementation and Compliance Committee with its work on the control system, the other on the matter of the review of the Annexes to the Convention. Please view the Secretariat’s Communication and the terms of reference for the consultancies.
The Secretariat has been made aware that emails were recently sent using abusively for instance the name of the Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions or other staff as its author, a misleading sender’s name, or a misleading email address. Please read the Secretariat’s communication about this issue.
The high-level segment of the next Triple COPs is scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, 4 May and the morning of Friday, 5 May 2017.
Ministers have been officially informed of the high-level segment of the meetings of the triple BRS COPs, to be held in Geneva from 24 April to 5 May 2017.
Funded by Germany and Japan, and hosted by the Public Waste Agency for Flanders, this meeting focuses on pilot projects and on guidance manuals on prevention, extended producer responsibility, and financing.
Read our interview with Gabriela Medina to understand how regional efforts help implement the Basel and Stockholm conventions.
Sierra Leone has acceded to the Basel Convention, depositing instruments of accession to both the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions on 1 November 2016, entering into force on 30 January 2017.
Ahead of the Triple COPs in April 2017, get the latest in everything connected to the sound management of chemicals and waste straight to your inbox each month.
The objectives of this webinar is to enhance understanding of the reporting obligations under the Basel Convention and assist Parties in submitting their national reports using the electronic reporting system. It is primarily intended for newly-designated focal points for the Basel Convention
Parties are invited to submit their national reports for 2015 through the Electronic Reporting System, by 31 December 2016.
Our regional focus switches to Latin America and the role of The Uruguayan Technological Laboratory (LATU) in Montevideo, which assists parties implement the Basel and Stockholm Conventions.
Antigua and Barbuda becomes the latest to deposit its instrument of ratification with the Depository, bringing Parties another step closer to entry into force of the Basel Convention Ban Amendment.
Parties have been officially informed of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions COPs, featuring a high-level segment, to be held in Geneva from 24 April to 5 May 2017.
Reflecting the Secretariat’s commitment to taking action to reduce gender inequalities, the updated BRS Gender Action Plan is now available.
The Human Rights Council has considered the latest Report by the Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances & wastes.
The report of the first meeting of the new informal Basel Convention partnership on household waste, held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 2 to 4 August 2016, is now available online.