Nominated Stockholm Convention Centre in Russian Federation

Location: Novosibirsk, Russian Federation

Date of establishment: Nomination by CEE Region on 23 May 2017

The Secretariat received the nomination of Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry (Russian Federation) to serve as one of the Stockholm Convention Regional Centres for the CEE Region to replace ANO “CIP” that ceased its activities since 2015.

Decision BC-III/19 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 1997, selected Russian Federation as a site to establish a BCRC for the Eastern Europe sub-region. The Autonomous non-profit organization "Centre for International Projects", which was established in 1981 to provide information and scientific-analytical support to the international environmental cooperation between Russia and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other international organizations was nominated by the Central and Eastern European region to serve as a regional centre for the Stockholm Convention as well in March 2008. COP 5, which was held in 2011, endorsed the centre as a Stockholm Convention regional or subregional centre for four years and recently, COP 7 has endorsed it again for another term of four years.

Hosted by: Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry (NIOCH SB RAS)

Parties served:  Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Expertise: The centre has expertise in environmental quality monitoring including trace and ultra-trace level POPs monitoring in different matrices, undertaking annual scientific expeditions in remote areas of Siberia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia for monitoring POPs level in the waterbodies and works in the prevention and response to chemical emergencies.

For more information visit:

Coordinator/Director: Prof. Evgeny Tretyakov
Contact person: Prof. Evgeny Tretyakov
Telephone: +7 (383) 330-88-67
Fax: +7 (383) 330-97-52
Address: 9 Lavrentiev Avenue, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation



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