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Outcomes online of the Stockholm Convention’s POPs Review Committee, 15th meeting
The final version of the POPRC-15 meeting report and decisions taken is now available in all 6 United Nations languages.

Outcomes online of the Stockholm Convention’s POPs Review Committee, 15th meeting

Outcomes online of the Stockholm Convention’s POPs Review Committee, 15th meeting
 
Accession of Equatorial Guinea takes the number of Parties to the Stockholm Convention to 184
The Convention will enter into force for Equatorial Guinea on 23 March 2020.

Accession of Equatorial Guinea takes the number of Parties to the Stockholm Convention to 184

Accession of Equatorial Guinea takes the number of Parties to the Stockholm Convention to 184
 
Final Report of the Stockholm Convention’s COP-9 is now online
The report of the ninth meeting of the Conference of Parties is now available online in all six official UN languages.

Final Report of the Stockholm Convention’s COP-9 is now online

Final Report of the Stockholm Convention’s COP-9 is now online
 
Panama updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
To help rid the world of persistent organic pollutants or POPs, Panama has transmitted an updated implementation plan covering amendments made at COPs 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9.

Panama updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Panama updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Cyprus updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COPs 6, 7, 8 & 9, Cyprus has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan.

Cyprus updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Cyprus updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
New BRS project launched on plastic waste in mountainous and remote areas
International Mountains Day 2019 marked by a special event in Geneva on 11 December, coinciding with the launch of a new project to help tackle plastic pollution, funded by Norway. Read the BRS Press Release.

New BRS project launched on plastic waste in mountainous and remote areas

New BRS project launched on plastic waste in mountainous and remote areas
 
Guatemala updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COPs 4, 5, and 6, Guatemala has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan.

Guatemala updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Guatemala updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Malawi updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COPs 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, Malawi has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan.

Malawi updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Malawi updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Spain updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COPs 6, 7, & 8, Spain has transmitted an updated National.

Spain updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Spain updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
First online consultation for working group of the new Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership
Hot on the heels of the PWP launch in Geneva on 12 November, the first online consultation takes place on 13 November, chaired by the Co-Chairs, Mr. Ole Thomas Thommesen (Norway) and Mr. Ross Bartley (BIC).

First online consultation for working group of the new Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership

First online consultation for working group of the new Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership
 
Trinidad & Tobago updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Reflecting amendments made at COP-6, COP-7 and COP-8, Trinidad & Tobago has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan or NIP.

Trinidad & Tobago updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Trinidad & Tobago updates its national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
To rid the world of POPs, Suriname updates its plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
The new National Implementation Plan addresses amendments made at COP-4, COP-5, COP-6 and COP-7 and is available online.

To rid the world of POPs, Suriname updates its plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

To rid the world of POPs, Suriname updates its plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
The Basel Convention’s new Plastic Waste Partnership seeks members
The BRS Secretariat is now seeking partners to mobilise business, government, international organisation, academic and civil society interests and expertise on the environmentally sound management – including prevention and minimisation – of plastic waste. The deadline for expressing int...

The Basel Convention’s new Plastic Waste Partnership seeks members

The Basel Convention’s new Plastic Waste Partnership seeks members
 
Meeting report from the recent Stockholm Convention COP now available
The advance English version of the meeting report of the recent COP-9 meeting is now accessible.

Meeting report from the recent Stockholm Convention COP now available

Meeting report from the recent Stockholm Convention COP now available
 
To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Sierra Leone has updated its plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
Sierra Leone has transmitted its updated National Implementation Plan, or NIP, addressing amendments made at COPs 4, 5, and 6.

To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Sierra Leone has updated its plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Sierra Leone has updated its plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Follow-up to recent Stockholm Convention COP decisions on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including on actions related to PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds
Parties and observers are kindly invited to respond to requests from the recent COP-19, for follow-up to the decisions taken by Parties in Geneva, in May.

Follow-up to recent Stockholm Convention COP decisions on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including on actions related to PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds

Follow-up to recent Stockholm Convention COP decisions on persistent organic pollutants (POPs), including on actions related to PFOA, its salts and PFOA-related compounds
 
Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste
The French government’s new fund supports activities in support of the global chemicals conventions in developing countries, and has a deadline for project proposals of 4 October 2019.

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste
 
Behind the Scenes at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions 2019 COPs - video
Watch the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions “Behind the Scenes” video for a better understanding of how the Triple COPs work.

Behind the Scenes at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions 2019 COPs - video

Behind the Scenes at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions 2019 COPs - video
 
7 million premature deaths per year from visible and invisible air pollution
On the occasion of World Environment Day, read the BRS Press Release highlighting the need to make the invisible, visible to beat air pollution.

7 million premature deaths per year from visible and invisible air pollution

7 million premature deaths per year from visible and invisible air pollution
 
To help beat pollution and rid the world of POPs, Kiribati updates its national plan
The country’s plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention addresses amendments made at COPs 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.

To help beat pollution and rid the world of POPs, Kiribati updates its national plan

To help beat pollution and rid the world of POPs, Kiribati updates its national plan
 
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