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The Netherlands: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention, for a Life with Less Waste
The BRS Secretariat congratulates the Netherlands, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Basel Convention.

The Netherlands: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention, for a Life with Less Waste

The Netherlands: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention, for a Life with Less Waste
 
Tanzania: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention, for a Life with Less Waste
The BRS Secretariat congratulates the United Republic of Tanzania, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Basel Convention.

Tanzania: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention, for a Life with Less Waste

Tanzania: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention, for a Life with Less Waste
 
Antigua and Barbuda: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention
The BRS Secretariat congratulates Antigua and Barbuda on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Basel Convention.

Antigua and Barbuda: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention

Antigua and Barbuda: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention
 
Single-use plastics again the focus of international attention
July 3rd is International Plastic Bag Free Day as organisations worldwide keep marine litter at the top of the global agenda.

Single-use plastics again the focus of international attention

Single-use plastics again the focus of international attention

 

BRS Executive Secretary conducts live interview at The GEF Assembly, Danang, Viet Nam
Join Rolph Payet at 1000 Central European Time today for insights as to how the sound management of chemicals and wastes contributes to a clean planet and healthy people.

BRS Executive Secretary conducts live interview at The GEF Assembly, Danang, Viet Nam

BRS Executive Secretary conducts live interview at The GEF Assembly, Danang, Viet Nam
 
Preparations for Basel Convention COP-14 underway
The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention met from 19 to 20 June 2018 in Geneva, to discuss preparations for the BC COP-14 in 2019. The meeting report is now online.

Preparations for Basel Convention COP-14 underway

Preparations for Basel Convention COP-14 underway
 
How do the Basel and Stockholm conventions relate to marine litter and plastic pollution?
As part of the Geneva World Environment Day 2018 events in Geneva, Abiola Olanipekun describes how the chemicals and wastes conventions contribute to global efforts to Beat Plastic Pollution.

How do the Basel and Stockholm conventions relate to marine litter and plastic pollution?

How do the Basel and Stockholm conventions relate to marine litter and plastic pollution?
 
To mark World Environment Day, BRS co-hosts event on plastics solutions and innovations
Entrepreneurs and explorers come together to Beat Plastic Pollution, in the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva, Tuesday 5th June. To register: goo.gl/Cu5nNH.

To mark World Environment Day, BRS co-hosts event on plastics solutions and innovations

To mark World Environment Day, BRS co-hosts event on plastics solutions and innovations
 
BRS Secretariat contributes to key marine litter meeting in Nairobi
At the 1st meeting of the Ad-Hoc Expert Working Group, Carlos Martin-Novella sets out possible options under the Basel Convention for addressing this key issue.

BRS Secretariat contributes to key marine litter meeting in Nairobi

BRS Secretariat contributes to key marine litter meeting in Nairobi
 
Ecuador: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste
The BRS Secretariat congratulates Ecuador on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Basel Convention.

Ecuador: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste

Ecuador: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste
 
ENFORCE: Illegal traffic experts meet in Geneva
The 3rd Meeting of the Environmental Network for Optimizing Regulatory Compliance on Illegal Traffic (ENFORCE) takes place 15 to 16 May, with funding support from Norway.

ENFORCE: Illegal traffic experts meet in Geneva

ENFORCE: Illegal traffic experts meet in Geneva
 
Read Rolph Payet’s keynote speech at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018
At the Guatemala Bonn Challenge, BRS Executive Secretary stresses importance of sound management of chemicals and waste and its interconnectivity with climate change.

Read Rolph Payet’s keynote speech at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018

Read Rolph Payet’s keynote speech at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018

 

BRS contributes to Global Soils Symposium in Rome
The life-cycle approach to chemicals and waste is a key element to protecting soils from pollution.

BRS contributes to Global Soils Symposium in Rome

BRS contributes to Global Soils Symposium in Rome

 

BRS Secretariat supports new initiative on combatting illegal waste shipments
A new World Customs Organisation initiative, known as Operation DEMETER IV, starts in May 2018, to monitor and control cross-border movement of waste in maritime transportation, targeting illegal waste shipments.

BRS Secretariat supports new initiative on combatting illegal waste shipments

BRS Secretariat supports new initiative on combatting illegal waste shipments

A new global World Customs Organisation (WCO) initiative, called Operation DEMETER IV, will be launched in May 2018 to monitor and control cross-border movement of waste in maritime transportation, targeting illegal waste shipments from waste-producing regions and countries to destination countries and regions.

The Operation will be conducted under the guidance of the WCO Secretariat, in close cooperation with China Customs and the WCO Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for Asia and the Pacific. The BRS Secretariat will provide assistance for this new initiative. 

For more information, please visit our Enforcement Networks Fact Sheets on the World Customs Organisation page. 

Household waste experts meet in Mauritius to work on environmentally sound management
With funding support from Norway and Switzerland, the Household Waste Partnership Working Group meets to start working towards a guidance document on environmentally sound management.

Household waste experts meet in Mauritius to work on environmentally sound management

Household waste experts meet in Mauritius to work on environmentally sound management

With funding support from Norway and Switzerland, the first meeting of the Household Waste Partnership Working Group meets in Port Louis from 14 to 17 May 2018 to start working towards a guidance document on environmentally sound management.

Austria: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste
The BRS Secretariat congratulates Austria on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Basel Convention.

Austria: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste

Austria: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste

 

Egypt: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste
The BRS Secretariat congratulates Egypt on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Basel Convention.

Egypt: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste

Egypt: celebrating 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention for a Life with Less Waste

 

BRS Secretariat Says ‘Yes to Less’
Ever-conscious of the need to minimise waste, as required of Parties to the Basel Convention, the BRS Secretariat is contributing to the pan-UN campaign encouraging Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

BRS Secretariat Says ‘Yes to Less’

BRS Secretariat Says ‘Yes to Less’

 

Towards the sound management of wastes in the Arabic-speaking countries
Read the latest BRS interview, with Moustafa Kamel, Director of the Basel Convention Regional Centre in Egypt.

Towards the sound management of wastes in the Arabic-speaking countries

Towards the sound management of wastes in the Arabic-speaking countries
 
Congratulations to Iran for 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention
The BRS Secretariat congratulates the Islamic Republic of Iran on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of entry into force of the Basel Convention – for a Life with Less Waste.

Congratulations to Iran for 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention

Congratulations to Iran for 25 years of implementing the Basel Convention
 
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