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Lithuania transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Lithuania has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4, COP-5 and COP-6.

Lithuania transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Lithuania transmits updated national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Workers dying as a result of toxic exposure, says UN Special Rapporteur
A new report by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics states that one worker dies every 30 seconds from toxic exposure in the workplace.

Workers dying as a result of toxic exposure, says UN Special Rapporteur

Workers dying as a result of toxic exposure, says UN Special Rapporteur
 
Chile transmits an updated plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Chile has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-7.

Chile transmits an updated plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention

Chile transmits an updated plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention
 
Stockholm Convention’s scientific committee meeting underway in Rome
For background documents and all developments, updates and photos from POPRC14, follow our live twitter reporting on @brsmeas.

Stockholm Convention’s scientific committee meeting underway in Rome

Stockholm Convention’s scientific committee meeting underway in Rome
 
Burundi transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention
To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Burundi has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4 and COP-5.

Burundi transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Burundi transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

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

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
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
 
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

 

Paraguay transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention
To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Paraguay has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4, COP-5, COP-6, and COP-7.

Paraguay transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Paraguay transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

 

Benin transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention
To rid the world of POPs and beat pollution, Benin has transmitted its updated national plan reflecting amendments made at COP-4.

Benin transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

Benin transmits updated implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention
 
BRS contributes to high-level political debate on sound management
BRS chief Rolph Payet participated in discussions at the High-Level Political Forum in New York, at which Sweden announced the launch of the High Ambition Alliance on Chemicals and Waste.

BRS contributes to high-level political debate on sound management

BRS contributes to high-level political debate on sound management
 
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

 

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
 
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
 
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
 
How do the Basel and Stockholm conventions relate to marine litter and plastic pollution?
As part of the Geneva World Environment Day 2018 events in Geneva, Abiola Olanipekun describes how the chemicals and wastes conventions contribute to global efforts to Beat Plastic Pollution.

How do the Basel and Stockholm conventions relate to marine litter and plastic pollution?

How do the Basel and Stockholm conventions relate to marine litter and plastic pollution?
 
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