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A new vacancy is now open, working in the Secretariat’s Scientific and Technical Assistance Branch as Programme Management Officer (P3), deadline 7 August 2020.

BRS Secretariat recruiting scientific/technical staff


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Information sessions on submission of pilot project proposals under the Basel Convention’s Plastic Waste Partnership

The information sessions will introduce participants to the work of the Plastic Waste Partnership and the call for proposals for pilot projects that was issued under the Partnership on 24 July.

Latest BRS Newsletter is out and available online

Click here for COVID-19 medical waste news and guidance, along with other developments related to the sound management of chemicals and waste.

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.


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