Convention Text

The text of the Stockholm Convention was adopted by the Conference of the Plenipotentiaries (Stockholm, 22 May 2001) and entered into force on 17 May 2004. The text was subsequently amended by the Conference of the Parties at its fourth meeting (Geneva, 4 - 8 May 2009), fifth meeting (Geneva, 25 - 29 April 2011), sixth meeting (Geneva, 28 April - 10 May 2013), seventh meeting (Geneva, 4 - 15 May 2015) and at its eighth meeting (Geneva, 24 April - 5 May 2017).

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Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutions (POPs)

Text and Annexes

(revised in 2017)

The 2017 revised text of the Convention reflects the amendments adopted by the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to Annexes A and C.