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The UNEP Special Programme, which funds projects implementing the three chemicals and waste conventions, has extended its deadline for applications to 4 September 2020.

Deadline extension for funding sound management of chemical and waste


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E-waste Challenge MOOC live event: Using international standards to tackle the e-waste challenge, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Join us in this Webinar to learn more about the distinct advantages of using international standards to manage e-waste.

Opportunities published for supporting global work towards the sound management of chemicals & waste

Now available online: Overview of concept notes for voluntary contributions for implementing the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions, as approved by COPs in 2019.

New BRS Technical Series of Guidance Manuals now available online in the 6 UN languages

The new Technical Series from the BRS Secretariat opens with four key publications on national reporting, national reporting best practices, legal frameworks, and illegal traffic.

Governments, industry, civil society and UN join forces to beat plastic waste pollution

The first meeting of the Basel Convention’s new Plastic Waste Partnership concluded successfully in Seychelles, 5 March 2020. Read the outcomes summarised in the BRS Press Release.


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