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The French government’s new fund supports activities in support of the global chemicals conventions in developing countries, and has a deadline for project proposals of 4 October 2019.

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste
 
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Outcomes of the fifteenth meetings of the POPs Review Committee and the Chemical Review Committee

The online briefings will provide an overview of the outcomes of the fifteenth meetings of the Stockholm Convention POPs Review Committee (POPRC) and the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee (CRC), held respectively, on 1-4 October 2019 and 8-10 October 2019, in Rome, Italy.

Outcomes of the fifteenth meetings of the POPs Review Committee and the Chemical Review Committee

Outcomes of the fifteenth meetings of the POPs Review Committee and the Chemical Review Committee
 
More than 100 participants attend regional meeting to boost implementation of the Basel and Rotterdam conventions in Africa

Dakar, Senegal, hosts a capacity-building workshop for governments and other stakeholders working towards the sound management of chemicals and waste, including plastic waste. Funding support kindly provided by the Government of France.

More than 100 participants attend regional meeting to boost implementation of the Basel and Rotterdam conventions in Africa

More than 100 participants attend regional meeting to boost implementation of the Basel and Rotterdam conventions in Africa
 
Amendments to add two new chemicals to the Rotterdam Convention enter into force on 16 September

The amendments to list hexabromocyclododecane and phorate in Annex III enter into force on 16 September 2019. Parties are invited to provide import responses by 16 June 2020.

Amendments to add two new chemicals to the Rotterdam Convention enter into force on 16 September

Amendments to add two new chemicals to the Rotterdam Convention enter into force on 16 September

The amendments to list hexabromocyclododecane and phorate in Annex III enter into force on 16 September 2019. Parties are invited to provide import responses  by 16 June 2020.

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Letter dispatching Decision Guidance Documents and request for submission of import responses on hexabromocyclododecane and phorate Download Letter dispatching Decision Guidance Documents and request for submission of import responses on hexabromocyclododecane and phorate in English Download Letter dispatching Decision Guidance Documents and request for submission of import responses on hexabromocyclododecane and phorate in French Download Letter dispatching Decision Guidance Documents and request for submission of import responses on hexabromocyclododecane and phorate in Spanish
Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane Download Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane in English  Download Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane in English Download Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane in French  Download Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane in French Download Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane in Spanish  Download Decision Guidance Document for hexabromocyclododecane in Spanish
Decision Guidance Document for phorate Download Decision Guidance Document for phorate in English  Download Decision Guidance Document for phorate in English Download Decision Guidance Document for phorate in French  Download Decision Guidance Document for phorate in French Download Decision Guidance Document for phorate in Spanish  Download Decision Guidance Document for phorate in Spanish
Depositary notification with text of the amendments in the six official United Nations languages Download Depositary notification with text of the amendments in the six official United Nations languages - with cover note in English Download Depositary notification with text of the amendments in the six official United Nations languages - with cover note in French  
Import response form Download Import response form in English  Download Import response form in French  Download Import response form in Spanish 
Instructions on completing the import response form Download Instructions on completing the import response form in English  Download Instructions on completing the import response form in French  Download Instructions on completing the import response form in Spanish 

 

Four new chemicals to be considered for Rotterdam Convention listing: background preliminary documents now online

The Chemical Review Committee (CRC-15) meets from 8 to 10 October in Rome and will consider four new chemicals. Parties and Observers are now invited to comment.

Four new chemicals to be considered for Rotterdam Convention listing: background preliminary documents now online

Four new chemicals to be considered for Rotterdam Convention listing: background preliminary documents now online
 
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