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The Stockholm Convention is hosting a series of webinars focusing on key issues relevant to the implementation of the Convention. Read more
Report of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee on the work of its ninth meeting Read more
Report of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants on the work of its sixth meet... Read more
Find more information about the activities carried out by the Secretariat to assist Parties to support Parties in fulfilling their... Read more
127 Governments meeting in Geneva agreed to add endosulfan to the list of POPs to be eliminated worldwide. Read more
The Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention has launched an initiative to gather and disseminate information on products that are ... Read more
Call for applications by 31 December 2014.
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Sweden has transmitted its updated national implementation plan for Endosulfan on 26 November 2014.
Trinidad and Tobago has transmitted its initial national implementation plan pursuant to Article 7 of the Convention on 22 January 2015.
Mongolia has transmitted its updated national implementation plan pursuant to Article 7 of the Convention on 14 January 2015.
Namibia has transmitted its initial national implementation plan pursuant to Article 7 of the Convention on 14 January 2015.
See the national implementation plans.
Afghanistan ratified the Stockholm Convention on 20 February 2013. The Convention entered into force for Afghanistan on 21 May 2013.
See the Status of Ratifications.
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Stakeholder meetings in Indonesia, Kenya, Slovakia and Uruguay are designed to assist identify regional priorities and develop regional positions ahead of the triple COPs in May.
Suman Sharma answers your questions on How does Technical Assistance assist Parties implement the Chemicals and Waste Conventions?
Aiming to help Customs Authorities meet their responsibilities for protecting against the adverse impacts of hazardous chemicals and wastes, this is the first ever interactive BRS publication.
The interactive Manual for Customs on hazardous chemicals and wastes under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm
conventions will enhance your knowledge of the three global treaties that contribute to safely managing the production, movement, use and disposal of hazardous chemicals and wastes
Join Professor Oladele Osibanjo as he describes the main capacity constraints, and partnership opportunities, for solving waste and chemicals issues in Africa.
New electronic leaflet provides an overview of the respective international trade control regimes under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.
Countdown to the Triple COPs: BRS’ Matthias Kern answers your questions on www.unep.org concerning implementing the Conventions through partnerships.
Another example of how partnerships can further implementation of the Conventions, GEMI is an inter-agency initiative led by UN Habitat, UNEP and WHO, under the umbrella of UN Water.
Second in the popular Countdown to the Triple COPs series of UNEP “Expert-of-the-Day”, Tatiana explains the importance of gender for the sustainable management of chemicals and waste
Kerstin Stendahl, BRS Deputy Executive Secretary, on how gender considerations are necessary for full implementation of the Conventions.
Gender in the spotlight: As the UN sets equality targets for 2030, find out what the BRS Secretariat is doing to achieve gender equality.
Abiola Olanipekun, Chief of the BRS Scientific Support Branch, explains that rigorous and inclusive scientific processes underpin the 3 conventions
As part of the “Countdown to the Triple COPs” on UNEP’s Ask-an-Expert interactive portal, ask BRS Programme Officer Mario Yarto all you need to know about how the chemical listings processes work.
Why is Capacity-Building crucial for implementing the Conventions? An Interview with the Chief of the BRS Technical Assistance Branch, Maria Cristina Cardenas, tells us why.
For three days on the margins of the COPs, the BRS Secretariat and its partners will present the scientific basis for sustainable management of chemicals and waste, at the Science Fair, 7-9 May 2015.