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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: Explore a circular vision for the ICT sector, ITU

Join us in this Webinar to learn more about how to use international standards to foster a circular economy in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector from the perspective of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Basel Convention’s Plastic Waste Amendments enter into force

The ground-breaking decision by Parties to clarify which types of plastic waste are included in the Convention’s legally-binding regulatory system entered into force on 24 March 2020.

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.


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