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Consultants are sought by the World Health Organisation (WHO), deadline 19 January 2020.

Call for experts on the human health risks from microplastics


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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.

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.

New Plastic Waste Photo Contest launched to raise awareness on plastic waste pollution

Photographs are invited from professionals, amateurs and children, and will be judged by a panel including a National Geographic photographer. Deadline for submission: 30 September 2020.


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