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

Location: Beijing, China

Date of establishment:
BCRC in May 2011 (Framework Agreement)
SCRC in November 2007 (Nomination)
(BCRC China was already in operation before its formal establishment in 2011). More

By decision BC-III/19 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 1997, selected China as a site to establish a BCRC for Asia Pacific region and came into operation soon after the decision on its establishment. However only in May 2011 a framework agreement between the Government of China and the Secretariat of Basel Convention was signed for its establishment. The Centre was nominated to serve also as a Stockholm Convention centre in November 2007 and was endorsed in 2009 as a regional centre for capacity building and technology transfer under 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: The School of Environment of Tsinghua University in Beijing

Parties served (as BCRC): China, DPR Korea, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Sri Lanka

Parties served as SCRC: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, India, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Maldives, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Nepal, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

Expertise: The Centre has expertise in implementing various projects on controlling environmental release of POPs under the Stockholm Convention, the environmentally sound management of PCBs-containing waste, Electronic-waste etc.

For more information visit:



Director: Mr. Qiu Qiwen
Executive Director: Dr. Jinhui Li
Telephone: +86 10 62 79 43 51
Fax: +86 10 62 77 20 48
Address: School of Environment, Tsinghua University, 100084, Beijing, China

Business plans

  • Current
  • Previous

Activity reports

  • Current
  • Previous

Performance reports

  • Current
  • Previous

Institution profile

Items: 2  
Framework Agreement (2011)2.45 MB 3.26 MB
Procurement capacity assessment (2018) 8.57 MB