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A consultant is sought, with a deadline of 26 August 2020, to work with the Secretariat’s Scientific and Technical Assistance Branch on chemicals and waste management during public health emergencies, conflicts and disasters.

BRS Secretariat recruiting scientific/technical consultant

 
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Register now for the webinar on “Bridging Guidance on Pesticide Risk Assessments”

This Rotterdam Convention webinar, in French, takes place on 9 November 2020 at 11:00 Geneva time.

Register now for the webinar on “Bridging Guidance on Pesticide Risk Assessments”

Register now for the webinar on “Bridging Guidance on Pesticide Risk Assessments”
 
Briefings on the sixteenth meeting of the POPs Review Committee and on the outcomes of the sixteenth Chemical Review Committee

The online briefing will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered by the sixteenth meeting of the POPRC, to be held online from 11 to 16 January 2021, and will provide information about the practical arrangements for the meeting. The briefing will in addition provide an overview of the outcomes of the sixteenth meeting of the CRC held online from 8 to 11 September 2020.

Briefings on the sixteenth meeting of the POPs Review Committee and on the outcomes of the sixteenth Chemical Review Committee

Briefings on the sixteenth meeting of the POPs Review Committee and on the outcomes of the sixteenth Chemical Review Committee
 
Rotterdam Convention Webinar (in Spanish) on Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPF), Wednesday 21 October 2020

The webinar explains provisions under Article 6 of the Rotterdam Convention and shares experiences on how to monitor and report poisoning incidents caused by Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations. Wednesday, 21 October 2020 from 16:00h -17:00h, Rome time, via “Zoom”.

Rotterdam Convention Webinar (in Spanish) on Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPF), Wednesday 21 October 2020

Rotterdam Convention Webinar (in Spanish) on Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPF), Wednesday 21 October 2020
 
Another Small Island Developing State ratifies the Rotterdam Convention, bringing the total number of Parties to 164

Barbados has deposited its instrument of ratification, with entry into force on 6 January 2021.

Another Small Island Developing State ratifies the Rotterdam Convention, bringing the total number of Parties to 164

Another Small Island Developing State ratifies the Rotterdam Convention, bringing the total number of Parties to 164
 
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