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Procedures and Mechanisms on Implementation and Compliance with the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions

Procedures and Mechanisms on Implementation and Compliance with the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions

Procedures and Mechanisms on Implementation and Compliance with the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions

This publication is intended to promote understanding of the procedures and mechanisms for promoting implementation and compliance with the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (“Basel Convention”) and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (“Rotterdam Convention”). It presents a snapshot of the terms of reference of both mechanisms, as well as information on the achievements over the years of the Basel Convention compliance mechanism. The terms of reference of both mechanisms are set out in the annexes to this publication.

Click here for more information on the Basel Convention procedures and mechanisms. More information on the Rotterdam Convention procedures and mechanisms is available here.

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The Basel Convention mechanism for promoting the implementation and compliance - Celebrating a decade of assistance to Parties

The Basel Convention mechanism for promoting the implementation and compliance - Celebrating a decade of assistance to Parties

The Basel Convention mechanism for promoting the implementation and compliance - Celebrating a decade of assistance to Parties

This brochure presents a brief overview of the activities of the Implementation and Compliance Committee carried out during the period 2002 – 2011. It complements the brochure entitled “The Basel Convention Mechanism for Promoting Implementation and Compliance” published in 2006, which is intended to be a brief guide for Parties to explain the procedures of the Committee.

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The Basel Convention  Mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance

The Basel Convention Mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance

The Basel Convention  Mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance

In order to promote understanding of the mechanism for promoting the implementation of and compliance with the obligations set out under the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, the Committee that is entrusted with administering that mechanism (“the Compliance Committee”) decided that it would prepare the present publication - a brief guide for Parties to explain, in clear terms, the procedures of the Committee.

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Implementation and Compliance Committee 9 Documents

 

CC 9 Working Documents

 
Document SymbolTitleEnglish
Items: 13Load time table: 842.4165 msec 
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/1Provisional agenda303 K 33.33 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/1/Add.1Annotations to the provisional agenda (Reissued for technical reasons)311 K 49.27 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/6Individual compliance performance1.04 MB 198.68 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/7Tools and training to improve national reporting140.5 K 59.9 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/8Guidance on the development of inventories973.5 K 495.84 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/9Dialogue with other compliance bodies306 K 38.42 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/10National legislation468 K 155.89 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/11Cooperative arrangements on preventing and combating illegal traffic413 K 117.28 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/12Take-back provision535 K 235 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/13Activities386 K 88.07 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/14Insurance, bond, guarantee115 K 33.94 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/15Control system311 K 40.79 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/16Report of the ninth meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee (Geneva, 8-9 November 2012)420.5 K 131.29 K

CC 9 Information Documents

 
Document SymbolTitleEnglish
Items: 5Load time table: 608.3966 msec 
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/INF/1Tentative schedule for the meeting355.5 K 46.49 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/INF/2Communications pertaining to establishing a dialogue with other compliance bodies2.85 MB 891.92 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/INF/3/Rev.1Comments received from parties and others on the Committee’s draft terms of reference for cooperative arrangements on preventing and combating illegal traffic2.99 MB 719.48 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/INF/4Take-back provision: responses from parties and examples of take-backs809 K 701.58 K
UNEP/CHW/CC.9/INF/5List of pre-session documents by agenda item351 K 42.21 K