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A new knowledge management vacancy is now open, as Associate Information Management Officer (P2, Temporary Opening), deadline 17 June 2020.

BRS Secretariat recruiting professional staff


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Basel Convention’s COP Bureau meets online

Preparations for the 2021 Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP-15) are discussed by the Basel Convention’s COP Bureau, during their online meeting on 25-26 June 2020.

Basel Convention’s Open-ended Working Group meeting (OEWG-12) postponed

Following feedback from regions, the OEWG meeting will not be held on 22 to 25 June 2020. Further consultations to take place on options for rescheduling.

Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm conventions described as environmental governance “Hits of 2019” by IISD

Read the Earth Negotiations Bulletin’s review “State of Global Environmental Governance 2019” published recently by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.

Final call for Parties to submit their feedback to the Needs Assessment Questionnaires, responses still possible until 15 June 2020

Questionnaires have been distributed to Parties in order to gauge technical assistance needs and gather offers of technology transfer, to assist implementation of the three conventions.


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