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Workshop for Effective Participation in the POPs Review Committee

The Workshop for Effective Participation in the POPs Review Committee was held from 3 to 5 September 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The objectives of the workshop were:

  • To enhance the understanding of stakeholders on the processes of the POPRC;
  • To increase the participation of countries in the review process, namely the identification and nomination of candidate chemicals, as well as the provision of information pertaining to the risk and the management of the chemicals under review for listing under the Convention;
  • Develop competencies that will continuously assist countries to implement risk management, including and beyond new POPs;
  • Try out the developed handbook in the region.

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