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A new knowledge management vacancy is now open, as Associate Information Management Officer (P2, Temporary Opening), deadline 17 June 2020.

BRS Secretariat recruiting professional staff



Key Stockholm Convention meeting pushes ahead with planning

Preparations for the 2021 Meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP) are discussed by the Stockholm Convention’s COP Bureau, during an online meeting on 10 June 2020.

Final call for Parties to submit their feedback to the Needs Assessment Questionnaires, responses still possible until 15 June 2020

Questionnaires have been distributed to Parties in order to gauge technical assistance needs and gather offers of technology transfer, to assist implementation of the three conventions.

Now online: Frequently-Asked-Questions on the Basel Convention Plastic Waste Amendments

Adopted by Parties one year ago in May 2019, the Amendments become effective on 1 January 2021. Learn all you need to know by consulting the Secretariat’s FAQ, newly online.

Children! Parents! Join Earth School for a different take on home-schooling!

The UNEP/TED-ed initiative has attracted millions of children worldwide since launching in April. Join the Plastics Quest, live from Monday 18 May, brought into your home by the BRS Secretariat and partners.


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