Regional workshop on sound life-cycle management of DDT under the Stockholm Convention

Organized by

Organized by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, in close cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Stockholm and Basel conventions Regional Centre in China.

The Government of France kindly provided the funding for the training.

Objectives of the workshop and/or meeting:

  • To facilitate the implementation of sound life-cycle management practices for DDT for disease vector control, including consideration of non-chemical products and methods;
  • To pilot-test the toolkit for sound lifecycle management of DDT;
  • To strengthen in-country coordinating mechanisms of all stakeholders for data collection on DDT and information exchange on vector management.

Target Audience

  • National officials from selected countries in the Asia and the Pacific region with special emphasis on countries using or having potential to use DDT, who are responsible and/or involved in the implementation of the Stockholm Convention and of national vector control programmes in health sector. 
  • Representatives of Regional Centres, IGOs and the civil society organizations.

Workshop Documents

Workshop report (including agenda and list of participants).

Contact Information

For questions regarding the workshop please contact Tatiana Terekhova ( and Lina Fortelius (Lina.Fortelius@