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A consultant is sought, with a deadline of 26 August 2020, to work with the Secretariat’s Scientific and Technical Assistance Branch on chemicals and waste management during public health emergencies, conflicts and disasters.

BRS Secretariat recruiting scientific/technical consultant


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Twelfth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (online segment): Meeting report now available

The English advance version of the report of the twelfth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (online segment), held on 1-3 September 2020, is now available.

Global agreements for a healthy planet: 9 MEAs work together to address illegal traffic

Representatives from the Barcelona Convention, CITES, Climate Change Convention, Convention on Biological Diversity, Minamata Convention, Montreal Protocol, and the Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, join the Basel Convention’s Implementation and Compliance Committee online to discuss ways to better prevent and combat illegal traffic.

Plastic Waste: Your photo could make a difference

Back to school, back to university, back to the office? Snap the plastic waste you encounter and you could win the Plastic Waste Partnership’s photo contest, deadline 30 September.

The Basel Convention now has 188 Parties as Tuvalu accedes

Tuvalu has deposited its instrument of accession with the UN, entering into force on 19 November 2020.


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