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The UNEP Special Programme, which funds projects implementing the three chemicals and waste conventions, has extended its deadline for applications to 4 September 2020.

Deadline extension for funding sound management of chemical and waste

 

Consultants are sought by the World Health Organisation (WHO), deadline 19 January 2020.

Call for experts on the human health risks from microplastics

 
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Opportunities published for supporting global work towards the sound management of chemicals & waste

Now available online: Overview of concept notes for voluntary contributions for implementing the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions, as approved by COPs in 2019.

Governments, industry, civil society and UN join forces to beat plastic waste pollution

The first meeting of the Basel Convention’s new Plastic Waste Partnership concluded successfully in Seychelles, 5 March 2020. Read the outcomes summarised in the BRS Press Release.

New Plastic Waste Photo Contest launched to raise awareness on plastic waste pollution

Photographs are invited from professionals, amateurs and children, and will be judged by a panel including a National Geographic photographer. Deadline for submission: 30 September 2020.

Regional Centre in Senegal is the first to operationalise automatic information exchange through the BRS Clearing House Mechanism

BRS information platforms expanded to include new portal sharing publications, events and contacts from the network of regional centres, starting with the Basel and Stockholm Regional Centre for Francophone Africa in Dakar, Senegal, as the first new information source and publisher.

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