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Online: meeting reports from the 2019 meetings of the Conferences of Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions (advance English versions).

Meeting reports from the 2019 BRS Triple COPs now available

Meeting reports from the 2019 BRS Triple COPs now available
 

The French government’s new fund supports activities in support of the global chemicals conventions in developing countries, and has a deadline for project proposals of 4 October 2019.

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste
 
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New plastic waste project underway in Bangladesh

Building on the recent Basel Convention plastic waste amendment, a new Norwegian-funded initiative has begun, with inception meetings in Dhaka for experts and stakeholders, 18 to 19 September, 2019.

More than 100 participants attend regional meeting to boost implementation of the Basel and Rotterdam conventions in Africa

Dakar, Senegal, hosts a capacity-building workshop for governments and other stakeholders working towards the sound management of chemicals and waste, including plastic waste. Funding support kindly provided by the Government of France.

Read the Basel Convention press release on the entry into force of the Ban Amendment

Entry into force of amendment to UN treaty boosts efforts to prevent waste dumping.

Read the BRS Executive Secretary’s contribution to the Universal Health Coverage new report “Health: A Political Choice”

“Pollution 5.0” is the title of Rolph Payet’s latest article, on why sound management of chemicals and waste is a prerequisite for achieving universal health coverage.

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