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Job opportunity: consultant sought by UN Environment to assist with national implementation plans & reporting, please see and apply by 25 March through the online UN recruitment system https://inspira.un.org.

Consultancy to assist with implementation of Stockholm Convention

 

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

 

Read Rolph Payet’s comments at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018

Read Rolph Payet’s comments at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018

At the Guatemala Bonn Challenge, BRS Executive Secretary stresses importance of sound management of chemicals and waste and its interconnectivity with climate change.

Read Rolph Payet’s comments at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018

Read Rolph Payet’s comments at the opening of the Guatemala Bonn Challenge 2018

 

Zimbabwe transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Zimbabwe transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Addressing amendments made at COP-4, COP-5 and COP-6, Zimbabwe has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Zimbabwe transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Zimbabwe transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

 

Stockholm Convention launches improved electronic reporting system in all 6 UN languages

Stockholm Convention launches improved electronic reporting system in all 6 UN languages

Parties can now benefit from using an updated online system when submitting national reports for the 4th reporting cycle.

Stockholm Convention launches improved electronic reporting system in all 6 UN languages

Stockholm Convention launches improved electronic reporting system in all 6 UN languages
 
BRS Secretariat congratulates Dr Segenet Kelemu, a 2018 Woman of the Decade

BRS Secretariat congratulates Dr Segenet Kelemu, a 2018 Woman of the Decade

The Director of the Stockholm Convention’s Regional Centre in Nairobi is recognised by the Women Economic Forum (WEF) for her work on natural and sustainable ecosystems.

BRS Secretariat congratulates Dr Segenet Kelemu, a 2018 Woman of the Decade

BRS Secretariat congratulates Dr Segenet Kelemu, a 2018 Woman of the Decade

 

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Armenia transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Reflecting amendments made at COP-4 and COP-5, Armenia has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Armenia transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Armenia transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

 

New Stockholm Convention factsheet lists exemptions for industrial uses of POPs

Download the new factsheet for information on exceptional uses of PFOS, SCCPs and decaBDE.

New Stockholm Convention factsheet lists exemptions for industrial uses of POPs

New Stockholm Convention factsheet lists exemptions for industrial uses of POPs
 
Angola transmits national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
To Rid the World of POPs, Angola has transmitted its initial National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Angola transmits national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Angola transmits national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

 

Guinea-Bissau transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Reflecting amendments made at COP-4, Guinea-Bissau has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Guinea-Bissau transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Guinea-Bissau transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Tunisia transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COP-4, Tunisia has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Tunisia transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Tunisia transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

 

Niger transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COP-4, Niger has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Niger transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Niger transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

 

Afghanistan transmits national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Afghanistan has transmitted its Stockholm Convention NIP, or National Implementation Plan, to Rid the World of POPs.

Afghanistan transmits national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Afghanistan transmits national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
New pan-UN Coalition formed to tackle E-Waste

BRS, together with UN Environment, the ILO and the ITU amongst others, is part of a new coalition of UN organisations formed at the recent WSIS2018 Forum to achieve a shared goal of tackling the ever-growing issue of electronic waste.

New pan-UN Coalition formed to tackle E-Waste

New pan-UN Coalition formed to tackle E-Waste
 
Sweden updates its Stockholm Convention implementation plan

Reflecting amendments agreed at COP-6 and COP-7, Sweden has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan, to Rid the World of POPs.

Sweden updates its Stockholm Convention implementation plan

Sweden updates its Stockholm Convention implementation plan
 
Cuba: celebrating 10 years of implementing the Stockholm Convention
The BRS Secretariat congratulates Cuba on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of entry-into-force of the Stockholm Convention – to Rid the World of POPs

Cuba: celebrating 10 years of implementing the Stockholm Convention

Cuba: celebrating 10 years of implementing the Stockholm Convention

 

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