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Applications are invited, before the deadline of 7 January 2021, from experienced communications professionals, for an exciting assignment to support the Basel Convention’s Plastic Waste Partnership. See Job Opening no. 146777 on the UN’s recruitment website, Inspira.

Communications Consultant sought for Plastic Waste Partnership


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



Join the Geneva Beat Plastic Pollution Dialogues, online, starting 26 November 2020

Organised by GEN with the BRS Secretariat and a host of other partners, the first of the series focuses on plastic waste.

The World Customs Organisation joins the Basel Convention’s Environmental Network for Optimizing Regulatory Compliance on Illegal Traffic - or ENFORCE

BRS looks forward to deepening cooperation with WCO and with customs administrations, to better prevent and combat illegal traffic of hazardous waste.

Webinar to outline the selected projects of the new Small Grants Programme on plastic waste

Learn about the 7 projects selected for funding from the first call for proposals, by joining this webinar on 12 November at 1400 .

The face-to-face segment of the 12th meeting of the Basel Convention’s Open-ended Working Group is postponed

Originally scheduled to be staged back-to-back with the 5th UN Environment Assembly, OEWG-12 is now postponed until further notice. The meeting report of the online segment is now available.


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