Basel and Stockholm conventions Regional Centre located in Senegal (BCRC-SCRC Senegal)

Location: Dakar-Etoile, Dakar, Senegal

Date of establishment:BCRC in March 2005, More SCRC in November 2007

By decision BC-6/6 the Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention in 2002, selected Senegal as a site to establish BCRC for French-speaking countries in Africa. This resulted to the establishment of BCRC Senegal in 2002. Later in November 2007, the same institution was nominated to serve as a regional centre under the Stockholm Convention. The centre was initially endorsed by the Fifth meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention for four years. Recently, COP 7 has endorsed it again for another term of four years.

Hosted by: Department of Environment in Dakar, Senegal

Parties served: French-speaking countries in Africa (Benin, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Togo)

Expertise: ESM (environmentally sound management) of hazardous wastes and development of national plans on various hazardous waste streams including PCB wastes. The centre also aspires to serve as a reference centre for training and technology transfer in the area of ESM and disposal of POPs in the region.

For more information visit:

Coordinator: Mr. Ablaye DIAO
Contact person: Mr. Ablaye DIAO
Telephone: +221 33 864 6818 / 6512 Mobile: (221) 77 399 94 85
Fax: +221 33 822 62 12
Address: 99 Sacre Coeur, Pyrotechnie, Dakar, Senegal

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Centre Profile


Items: 4  
Relevant information pursuant to paragraph 6 of decision SC-3/12 (completed format)249.78 K 
Procurement capacity assessment (2018)23.58 MB 
Legal document by which the organization was established 1.09 MB
Institutional Profile3.34 MB 

Staff List

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Nomination of the Centre


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Nomination letter693.31 K

Other Documents


Activities Undertaken37.77 K
Business Plan233.27 K
General Information73.31 K