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Online: meeting reports from the 2019 meetings of the Conferences of Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions (advance English versions).

Meeting reports from the 2019 BRS Triple COPs now available

Meeting reports from the 2019 BRS Triple COPs now available
 

The French government’s new fund supports activities in support of the global chemicals conventions in developing countries, and has a deadline for project proposals of 4 October 2019.

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste
 
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Basel Convention’s Ban Amendment to enter-into-force

With Croatia’s recent ratification of the @UN Basel Convention’s Ban Amendment, the threshold has now been reached, strengthening the prohibition of unwanted shipments of hazardous waste from developed to developing countries. Entry-into-force is 5 December 2019. Official Press Release to follow.

Household waste challenge takes centre stage as Basel Convention stakeholders meet in Trinidad

The second meeting of the Household Waste Partnership takes place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 4 to 6 September.

The Basel Convention’s new Plastic Waste Partnership seeks members

The BRS Secretariat is now seeking partners to mobilise business, government, international organisation, academic and civil society interests and expertise on the environmentally sound management – including prevention and minimisation – of plastic waste. The deadline for expressing interest is 31 August 2019.

Behind the Scenes at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions 2019 COPs - video

Watch the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions “Behind the Scenes” video for a better understanding of how the Triple COPs work.

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