First Regional Centres Workshop

First Workshop of the nominated Stockholm Convention centres

Geneva, Switzerland
from 17 to 19 June 2008

The meeting discussed issues related to the roles of regional centers in the provision of technical assistance, achieving synergies with related conventions, analysis of the National Implementation Plans, effectiveness evaluation, national reporting and other convention issues that require regional approach for implementation.

The meeting also started the discussions on the possible role of regional centers in the implementation of the clearing-house mechanism for information exchange on POPs.