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Rotterdam Convention webinars in Spanish & English on alternatives to paraquat dichloride in weed management
Join the webinar on Thursday 30 September, aimed at Designated National Authorities and other interested stakeholders.

Rotterdam Convention webinars in Spanish & English on alternatives to paraquat dichloride in weed management

Rotterdam Convention webinars in Spanish & English on alternatives to paraquat dichloride in weed management
 
Rotterdam Convention’s Chemical Review Committee meets for 17th time, online from 20 to 24 September, 2021
CRC-17 brings together scientists from around the world, online, with a busy agenda including the review of notifications of final regulatory actions for hazardous chemicals.

Rotterdam Convention’s Chemical Review Committee meets for 17th time, online from 20 to 24 September, 2021

Rotterdam Convention’s Chemical Review Committee meets for 17th time, online from 20 to 24 September, 2021
 
Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings <span class="attentionNote">(Updated 3 September 2021)</span>
 

Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings (Updated 3 September 2021)

Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings <span class="attentionNote">(Updated 3 September 2021)</span>
 
Online Segment of 2021 Triple COPs successfully concludes with key decisions adopted
More than 1,300 representatives from more than 160 countries agree key decisions to keep work towards sound management of chemicals and waste on track.

Online Segment of 2021 Triple COPs successfully concludes with key decisions adopted

Online Segment of 2021 Triple COPs successfully concludes with key decisions adopted
 
2021 Triple COPs convened online with more than 1,000 delegates, 26 to 30 July
Read the official press release as more than 150 countries join the online segment of the 2021 meetings of the Conferences of Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, & Stockholm conventions.

2021 Triple COPs convened online with more than 1,000 delegates, 26 to 30 July

2021 Triple COPs convened online with more than 1,000 delegates, 26 to 30 July
 
BRS Triple COPs: Technical trials for registered participants of the online segment of the COPs, ahead of the meetings
Officially registered participants are invited to join technical trials on 21 July and 22 July to become familiar with the use of the meeting platforms.

BRS Triple COPs: Technical trials for registered participants of the online segment of the COPs, ahead of the meetings

BRS Triple COPs: Technical trials for registered participants of the online segment of the COPs, ahead of the meetings
 
Triple COPs 2021: Working documents, including budget documents for consideration by the COPs, available online in the 6 UN languages
Pre-session documents for the online segment of the Triple COPs, including the proposed interim programmes of work & proposed budgets for the conventions for 2022, now available.

Triple COPs 2021: Working documents, including budget documents for consideration by the COPs, available online in the 6 UN languages

Triple COPs 2021: Working documents, including budget documents for consideration by the COPs, available online in the 6 UN languages
 
Journalists: Cover the 2021 Triple COPs on the sound management of chemicals and waste
Accreditation process now open for correspondents seeking to attend the meetings of the Conferences of Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam & Stockholm conventions, (online segment) from 26 to 30 July 2021.

Journalists: Cover the 2021 Triple COPs on the sound management of chemicals and waste

Journalists: Cover the 2021 Triple COPs on the sound management of chemicals and waste
 
53d edition of the Rotterdam Convention PIC Circular now online
Key document on Prior Informed Consent issued for 53d time, sharing information to assist and inform Parties for better decision-making regarding pesticides and chemicals.

53d edition of the Rotterdam Convention PIC Circular now online

53d edition of the Rotterdam Convention PIC Circular now online
 
Online workshop for Designated National Authorities highlights the importance of information exchange for implementing the Rotterdam Convention (in Spanish, from 8 June to 1 July 2021)
Capacity building workshop to strengthen capacities of DNAs in Spanish speaking countries for the notification of Final Regulatory Actions and submission of Import Responses under the Rotterdam Convention.

Online workshop for Designated National Authorities highlights the importance of information exchange for implementing the Rotterdam Convention (in Spanish, from 8 June to 1 July 2021)

Online workshop for Designated National Authorities highlights the importance of information exchange for implementing the Rotterdam Convention (in Spanish, from 8 June to 1 July 2021)
 
The UN International Day of Biodiversity marked as BRS participates in the second Global Biodiversity Festival
Join Rolph Payet and 150 other eminent speakers at the online Global BioFest, 20 to 23 May 2021.

The UN International Day of Biodiversity marked as BRS participates in the second Global Biodiversity Festival

The UN International Day of Biodiversity marked as BRS participates in the second Global Biodiversity Festival
 
Online regional preparations for the online segment of the 2021 COPs begin with the African and Eastern European meetings
With thanks to Norway and Switzerland for funding support, African and Eastern European countries come together online in May, to prepare for the online segment of the 2021 COPs.

Online regional preparations for the online segment of the 2021 COPs begin with the African and Eastern European meetings

Online regional preparations for the online segment of the 2021 COPs begin with the African and Eastern European meetings
 
Outcomes of the resumed session of the Joint Bureaux meeting are now online
The report of the resumed session of the joint meeting of the COPs Bureaux, held online on 26 February 2021, is now available online.

Outcomes of the resumed session of the Joint Bureaux meeting are now online

Outcomes of the resumed session of the Joint Bureaux meeting are now online
 
Funding available for projects on the sound management of chemicals and waste
The UNEP Special Programme, open until August 2021, supports governments to implement the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions.

Funding available for projects on the sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding available for projects on the sound management of chemicals and waste
 
New Rotterdam Convention publications promote the protection of children from hazardous labour practices
Download the two new guidance manuals, produced together with FAO’s Child Labour in Agriculture Prevention Team.

New Rotterdam Convention publications promote the protection of children from hazardous labour practices

New Rotterdam Convention publications promote the protection of children from hazardous labour practices
 
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