Brochures and Leaflets

International trade control measures under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

This leaflet provides an overview of the respective international trade control regimes under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.

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Assistance to Parties
For Revising and Updating National Implementation Plans

Under Article 7 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

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Technical Assistance Programme

Technical Assistance
Programme of Activities 2013 - 2015

Overview of technical support and capacity-building activities programmed for the biennium 2011-2012.

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Ridding the world of POPs: A guide to the Stockholm Convention on POPs

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Climate Change and POPs

Climate Change and POPs

Overview of the new research project on the potential impacts of climate change on the release, transport, distribution and toxicity of persistent organic pollutants with a focus on complex environmental and human health effects.

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Stockholm Convention - Click to download the PDF version

Stockholm Convention at a glance

The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from highly dangerous, long-lasting chemicals by restricting and ultimately eliminating their production, use, trade, release and storage.

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Climate Change and POPs

Selection Process for Regional and Subregional Centres

Brief explanation of the regional centers selection process

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Small Grant Programme to implement the Convention through the Stockholm Convention regional and subregional centres

Overview of the thematic priorities of the SGP, which is designed to channel bilateral donor funds for implementing the Convention through Stockholm Convention regional and sub-regional Centres.

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POPRC and New POPs - Publications

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Approach to considering isomers or groups of isomers of chemicals proposed for listing in Annexes A, B and/or C of the Convention 125.48 K
Code of practice for the treatment of confidential information in the POPs Review Committee 1.25 MB
Endosulfan - An introduction to the chemical added to the Stockholm Convention at the fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (a print and a screen version are available for downloading)649.53 K
Guidance for drafters of risk profiles on consideration of toxicological interactions when evaluating chemicals proposed for listing - Qualitative literature-based approach to assessing mixture toxicity under Annex E17.91 K
Guidance on considerations related to alternatives and substitutes for listed persistent organic pollutants and candidate chemicals - 2009 (UNEP/POPS/POPRC.5/10/Add.1)846.44 K
GUIDANCE on feasible flame-retardant alternatives to commercial pentabromodiphenyl ether - 2009 (UNEP/POPS/COP.4/INF24)919.79 K
Handbook for effective participation in the work of the POPs Review Committee1.04 MB
POCKET GUIDE for effective participation in the POPs Review Committee under the Stockholm Convention708.21 K
POPs Review Committee (POPRC) - listing new chemicals543.28 K
Preliminary guidance paper on bioaccumulation evaluation942.94 K
STARTUP GUIDANCE for the 9 new POPs580.27 K
Technical paper on the identification and assessment of alternatives to the use of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, its salts, perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride and their related chemicals in open applications735 K351.3 K
The 9 new POPs218.13 K
The 9 New POPs Risk Management Evaluations 2005-2008 (POPRC1 - POPRC4)1.66 MB