The Rotterdam Convention secretariat provided technical assistance in risk assessment and management under its industrial chemicals support programme using a synergistic approach that involved the Stockholm and Basel Conventions, World Health Organization (WHO), International Labour Organization (ILO), Centre for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and UNEP Chemicals and Wastes Branch in the delivery of training and capacity-building activities.

  1. Industrial Chemicals, especially asbestos, management in the Asia-Pacific Region
  2. Industrial Chemicals pilot projects
    • Jordan
    • Botswana
    • Honduras
    • Mauritania
  3. Electronic toolkit development on industrial chemicals under the Rotterdam convention
    • NEERI – CSIR development of electronic toolkit
    • Pilot testing of electronic toolkit in Africa and the Caribbean
    • Peer review of electronic toolkit by the Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in Spain
  4. Technical assistance by Canada on asbestos - Georgia