Rome, Italy, from 20 to 24 October 2014
Report of the Chemical Review Committee on the work of its ninth meeting Read more
Report of the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention Read more
Regional Coordination and Cooperation
Maximizing safety and minimizing risk of industrial chemicals are important aims for sustainable development for countries Read more
The Rotterdam Convention assists Parties to reduce risks from certain hazardous pesticides in international trade Read more
A range of activities that are tailored to the specific needs of individual countries or small groups of countries Read more
The role of customs officers in the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention Read more
The PIC Circular is a key document in the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention Read more
Guidance to DNAs to complete the form “notification of final regulatory action” Read more
Call for applications by 31 December 2014.
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Stakeholder meetings in Indonesia, Kenya, Slovakia and Uruguay are designed to assist identify regional priorities and develop regional positions ahead of the triple COPs in May.
Suman Sharma answers your questions on How does Technical Assistance assist Parties implement the Chemicals and Waste Conventions?
Join Professor Oladele Osibanjo as he describes the main capacity constraints, and partnership opportunities, for solving waste and chemicals issues in Africa.
Gender in the spotlight: As the UN sets equality targets for 2030, find out what the BRS Secretariat is doing to achieve gender equality.
New electronic leaflet provides an overview of the respective international trade control regimes under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.
Countdown to the Triple COPs: BRS’ Matthias Kern answers your questions on www.unep.org concerning implementing the Conventions through partnerships.
Second in the popular Countdown to the Triple COPs series of UNEP “Expert-of-the-Day”, Tatiana explains the importance of gender for the sustainable management of chemicals and waste
Kerstin Stendahl, BRS Deputy Executive Secretary, on how gender considerations are necessary for full implementation of the Conventions.
Abiola Olanipekun, Chief of the BRS Scientific Support Branch, explains that rigorous and inclusive scientific processes underpin the 3 conventions
As part of the “Countdown to the Triple COPs” on UNEP’s Ask-an-Expert interactive portal, ask BRS Programme Officer Mario Yarto all you need to know about how the chemical listings processes work.
Pre-session documents for the three COPs, including programmes of work and proposed budgets for the biennium 2016-2017, are available on the Secretariat websites.
The Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions is pleased to announce it will stage a Science Fair, reflecting the COP Theme of “From Science to Action: Working for a Safer Tomorrow, from 7-9th May, 2015.
At their joint meeting on 11-12 November, the bureaux successfully laid foundations for the forthcoming COPs. A draft version of the schedule is now available.