Second call for PWP pilot project proposals

A second call for proposals for pilot projects under the PWP was issued in January 2022, with a deadline in April 2022.

Key facts

  • Deadline for submission: 11 April 2022 at 23h59 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
  • Indicative budget: approx. USD 50,000 to 180,000 per project, for national projects, and USD 300,000 to 500,000 for regional projects;
  • Indicative timeframe: approx. 12-24 months for national projects and 18-24 for regional projects.
  • 100 project proposals received as of deadline.
  • Selection decision expected in December 2022.

Eligible proponents

Proposals may be submitted by:

  • Parties to the BRS Conventions;
  • Basel and Stockholm Convention Regional and Coordinating Centres;
  • not-for-profit entities that have observer status under the Basel Convention; and
  • non-Party States that have observer status under the Basel Convention.

Selection process

A second call for proposals for pilot projects to be implemented under the PWP was launched in January 2022. The proposals received are being assessed by the steering group (formed by the co-chairs of the projects groups of the PWP working group and the officers of the officers of the PWP working group) using the template featured in the modalities. The selection process is ongoing, the steering group will rank and prioritize the selected pilot projects taking into account the financial resources available.

Meetings of the Steering Group of the PWP Pilot Projects

With regard to the second call of proposals, the steering group has held two virtual meetings on 14 September 2022 and 24 October 2022, respectively, to discuss matters related to the selection and operationalisation of the pilot projects received. Relevant meeting documents are available below.

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Provisional agenda of the Plastic Waste Partnership Meeting of the Steering group (Online, 14 September 2022)37.4 K
Report of the Secretariat on the eligibility screening and draft assessment of project proposals under the Plastic Waste Partnership pilot project programme (15 September 2022)136.88 K

Important documents:

  • Modalities for the submission, selection, implementation and evaluation of pilot projects of the Basel Convention Partnership on Plastic Waste working group
  • Template for proposals
  • FAQs about the submission, selection, implementation and evaluation of the pilot projects

Further information:

Please visit the webpage of the PWP for further information on the Partnership. For any questions, please contact the Secretariat.