Basel Convention Regional Centre for the Central America Sub-region including Mexico in El Salvador (BCRC-CAM)

Note: BCRC CAM located in El Salvador has been closed down since 4 May 2017

Request for the termination of the Framework Agreement 

Location: La Libertad, El Salvador

Date of establishment: February 2007 (Framework Agreement). More

By decision BC-III/19 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 1995, selected the El Salvador as a site to establish BCRC for Central America sub-region including Mexico. This resulted to the establishment of BCRC-CAM in 1998. However only in 2007 a Framework Agreement for its establishment was signed.

Hosted by: The Government of El Salvador

Parties served: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Expertise: ESM of Hazardous wastes, Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, and Used Lead Acid Batteries.

For more information visit:

Mr. Miguel Eduardo Araujo Padilla
Centro Regional del Convenio de Basilea para Centroamérica y México (CRCB-CAM)
Edificio SICA, Final Boulevard Cancillería
Distrito El Espino, Antiguo Cuscatlán, La Libertad, El Salvador
Tel: +503 (2) 248 8990

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Termination of the Framework Agreement between the Secretariat of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal and the Government of El Salvador concerning the Establishement of a Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Central American Sub-Region including Mexico1.21 MB