Global workshop on developing, revising and updating national implementation plans (NIPs) under the Stockholm Convention


Organized by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in collaboration with UNEP Chemicals and Waste Branch and the Centro de Investigación e Información de Medicamentos y Toxicos (CIIMET) in Panama, serving as the Regional Stockhoclm Conveniton Centre. The Governments of Norway has kindly provided funding for this training activity.

Workshop objectives

  • Fostering participants’ understanding of the scope of the obligations to update and review their NIPs under article 7 of the Convention in light of POPs listed in 2009, 2011 and 2013;
  • Increasing participants’ capacity to make an effective use of the guidance documents and other training tools when updating their NIPs;
  • Strengthening the capacity of parties to develop effective strategies and action plans towards the elimination of newly listed POPs and enable them to meet their obligation to transmit updated NIPs to the COP.

Target audience

  • National officials in the Central and South American, African and Asian regions, involved in the process of reviewing and updating the national implementation plans (NIPs).
  • Representatives of Regional Centres, GEF Implementing Agencies and the civil society organizations.

Information for participants

Meeting documents


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Briefing or any other related activity

Contact information

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