Basel and Stockholm conventions Regional Centre located in Senegal (BCRC-SCRC Senegal)

Location: Dakar-Etoile, Dakar, Senegal

Date of establishment: BCRC in March 2005; SCRC in November 2007. More

By decision BC-6/6 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 2002, selected Senegal as a site to establish BCRC for French-speaking countries in Africa. This resulted to the establishment of BCRC Senegal in 2002. Later in November 2007, the same institution was nominated to serve as a regional centre under the Stockholm Convention. The centre was initially endorsed by the Fifth meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention for four years. Subsequently, the Conference of the Parties at their 7th and 9th meetings have endorsed it again for the terms of four years each.

Hosted by: Department of Environment in Dakar, Senegal

Parties served: French-speaking countries in Africa (Benin, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Togo)

Expertise: ESM (environmentally sound management) of hazardous wastes and development of national plans on various hazardous waste streams including PCB wastes. The centre also aspires to serve as a reference centre for training and technology transfer in the area of ESM and disposal of POPs in the region.

For more information visit:

Director: Mr Ablaye Diao
Contact person: 
Telephone: +221 33 864 6818 / 6512
Fax: +221 33 822 62 12
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Address: 99 Sacre Coeur, Pyrotechnie, Dakar, Senegal

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