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Applications are invited, before the deadline of 7 January 2021, from experienced communications professionals, for an exciting assignment to support the Basel Convention’s Plastic Waste Partnership. See Job Opening no. 146777 on the UN’s recruitment website, Inspira.

Communications Consultant sought for Plastic Waste Partnership

 

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Scientific experts meet online for the 16th meeting of the Stockholm Convention’s POPs Review Committee (POPRC), 11-16 January 2021

On the agenda is the proposal to list UV-328, and draft risk profiles for Dechlorane Plus and Methoxychlor. All the documents are publically available, online.

International Mountains Day marked as countries prepare for expanded control of plastic waste

The Basel Convention’s Plastic Waste Amendments become effective on New Year’s Day 2021, giving new impetus to the protection of mountains and other regions from plastic waste pollution.

Sign up for the Basel Convention E-waste webinars

Offered as either stand-alone, or as part of the popular MOOC, these sessions address growing trends in e-waste generation, and impacts on human health & the environment.

Join the Geneva Beat Plastic Pollution Dialogues, online, starting 26 November 2020

Organised by GEN with the BRS Secretariat and a host of other partners, the first of the series focuses on plastic waste.

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