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A list of concept notes for voluntary financial contributions for the biennium 2018/19 is now available on the BRS websites

Concept notes for voluntary financial contributions 2018-19 now available

Concept notes for voluntary financial contributions 2018-19 now available

 

The BRS Secretariat contributed to the recent consultation on human rights and the environment, organised alongside the June session of the Human Rights Council.

Connecting the sound management of chemicals and waste, children’s rights, and the environment

Connecting the sound management of chemicals and waste, children’s rights, and the environment
 
Cabo Verde transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Cabo Verde transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Cabo Verde has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4, COP-5, and COP-6

Cabo Verde transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Cabo Verde transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

 

Preparations for Stockholm Convention COP-9 underway

Preparations for Stockholm Convention COP-9 underway

The Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention meets 3 to 4 July 2018 in Geneva, to discuss preparations for the SC COP-9 in 2019. The meeting report is now online.

Preparations for Stockholm Convention COP-9 underway

Preparations for Stockholm Convention COP-9 underway
 
Norwegian event on POPs and Body Burden re-affirms need to take action on chemicals and waste

Norwegian event on POPs and Body Burden re-affirms need to take action on chemicals and waste

Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment, and Rolph Payet, BRS Executive Secretary, shared a platform in Arendal, Norway on 15 August 2018 to raise awareness on toxic chemicals and their impacts on human health

Norwegian event on POPs and Body Burden re-affirms need to take action on chemicals and waste

Norwegian event on POPs and Body Burden re-affirms need to take action on chemicals and waste

 

Global gatherings of chemicals and waste expertise as BRS stages subsidiary body meetings

Global gatherings of chemicals and waste expertise as BRS stages subsidiary body meetings

Scientific, legal and policy experts from across the world converge on Geneva and Rome to prepare decisions for the sound management of chemicals and waste.

Global gatherings of chemicals and waste expertise as BRS stages subsidiary body meetings

Global gatherings of chemicals and waste expertise as BRS stages subsidiary body meetings
 
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Pakistan: celebrating 10 years of implementing the Stockholm Convention, to rid the world of POPs

The BRS Secretariat congratulates Pakistan, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Stockholm Convention.

Pakistan: celebrating 10 years of implementing the Stockholm Convention, to rid the world of POPs

Pakistan: celebrating 10 years of implementing the Stockholm Convention, to rid the world of POPs
 
Jordan transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Jordan has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4 and COP-5.

Jordan transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Jordan transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention
 
Sri Lanka transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Sri Lanka has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4.

Sri Lanka transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Sri Lanka transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

 

Single-use plastics again the focus of international attention

July 3rd is International Plastic Bag Free Day as organisations worldwide keep marine litter at the top of the global agenda

Single-use plastics again the focus of international attention

Single-use plastics again the focus of international attention

 

BRS Executive Secretary conducts live interview at The GEF Assembly, Danang, Viet Nam

Watch the recording of Rolph Payet’s interview for insights as to how the sound management of chemicals and wastes contributes to a clean planet and healthy people.

BRS Executive Secretary conducts live interview at The GEF Assembly, Danang, Viet Nam

BRS Executive Secretary conducts live interview at The GEF Assembly, Danang, Viet Nam
 
Webinar on Stockholm Convention National reporting

The objective of this series of webinars is to assist Parties to the Stockholm Convention in the submission of their national reports using the electronic reporting system.

Webinar on Stockholm Convention National reporting

Webinar on Stockholm Convention National reporting
 
 Briefing on the fourteenth meetings of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee

The online briefings will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered at the forthcoming meetings of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee (CRC) and the Stockholm Convention POPs Review Committee (POPRC), to be held, respectively, on 11-14 September 2018 and 17-21 September 2018, in Rome, Italy.

Briefing on the fourteenth meetings of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee

 Briefing on the fourteenth meetings of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee
 
Report on implementation of BRS programmes of work & budgets now available

Now online: Secretariat report on the implementation of the programmes of work & budgets of the Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm conventions for the biennium 2016-2017


Report on implementation of BRS programmes of work & budgets now available

Report on implementation of BRS programmes of work & budgets now available

 

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia transmits updated plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

To Rid the World of POPs, and reflecting amendments made at COP-4 and COP-5, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia transmits updated plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia transmits updated plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Argentina transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

To Rid the World of POPs, and reflecting amendments made at COP-4 and COP-5, Argentina has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Argentina transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Argentina transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
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