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The Chemical Review Committee at its 19th meeting recommends adding chlorpyrifos and mercury to the Rotterdam Convention
The Chemical Review Committee at its 19th meeting recommended that chlorpyrifos and mercury be listed in Annex III to the Convention.
CRC-19 - Day 3 highlights
Today, the 19th meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-19) continued its work, resuming at 9:30am, for the third day.
CRC-19 - Day 2 highlights
Following a busy first day with discussions both in plenary and contact groups, the second day of the 19th meeting of the Chemical Review Meeting (CRC-19) resumed today at 9:30am.
CRC-19 - Day 1 highlights
The 19th meeting of the Chemical Review Meeting (CRC-19) officially started today in Rome, at the FAO Headquarters, under the leadership of the CRC Chair, Ms. Noluzuko Gwayi.
Meeting documents for CRC-19 are now available
The nineteenth meeting of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee will take place from 3 to 6 October 2023 in Rome, Italy, back-to-back with the nineteenth meeting of the Stockholm Convention POPs Review Committee.
Follow-up to Rotterdam Convention COP-11 kick-started
Check out the various calls for information and nominations set out in decisions of the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Rotterdam Convention.
57th edition of the Rotterdam Convention PIC Circular now available
Published on a biannual basis, the PIC Circular is a key document in the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention, both for the operation of the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure, and for the exchange of information on hazardous chemicals.
Briefing on the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention, the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention and the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention
The online briefings will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered by the next meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions and introduce the schedule of the meetings of the conferences of the Parties and other practical information.
COP 10 final report now available in the six UN Languages
Download and read the final report of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on the work of its resumed tenth meeting (face-to-face and high-level segments), held in June 2022. 
CRC-18 final report now available in the six UN Languages
Download and read the final report for the Chemical Review Committee on the work of its eighteenth meeting.
The Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention successfully organized a face-to-face orientation workshop for members of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC) in Rome, Italy, from 6 to 8 March 2023.
The three-day training session was designed to support new members to fully contribute to the intersessional work building up to the nineteenth meeting of the Committee in October 2023. The workshop consisted of theoretical concepts and practical case studies aimed to further develop the technical ...
Regional preparations in the lead-up the 2023 BRS Conventions COPs
Regional preparatory meetings for the upcoming meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions are taking place in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and GRULAC regions during March 2023.
Briefings on the proposal to amend Articles 7, 10, 11 and 22 of the Rotterdam Convention and to add a new Annex VIII
The objective of these webinars is for the proponents and co-sponsors to provide information on their proposal to amend Articles 7, 10, 11 and 22 of the Rotterdam Convention and to add a new Annex VIII.
Outcomes of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee and the Rotterdam Convention Compliance Committee meetings
The objective of this online briefing is to inform Parties to the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions, observers and other stakeholders on the outcomes of the fifteenth meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee (BC ICC-15) and the first meeting of the Rotterdam Convention&r...
Apply for a side event at the 2023 BRS COPs!
All side events will be held during lunch breaks and in the evenings. The deadline for applications is 1 March 2023.
Happy holidays and a prosperous 2023!
56th edition of the Rotterdam Convention PIC Circular now available
Published on a biannual basis, the PIC Circular is a key document in the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention, both for the operation of the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure, and for the exchange of information on hazardous chemicals.
56th edition of the Rotterdam Convention PIC Circular now online
Key document on Prior Informed Consent issued for 56th time, sharing information to assist and inform Parties for better decision-making regarding pesticides and chemicals.
Rotterdam COP Bureau meeting report now available
The meeting took place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 25 October 2022.
Rotterdam Convention Compliance Committee meets for the first time
The Rotterdam Convention Compliance Committee successfully concluded its inaugural meeting on 18 November 2022, following three days of intense deliberations.
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