The BRS Blog

Minimize

Twitter activity

Minimize

Announcements

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

 
Minimize

Activities

Syndicate
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.

Feedback sought from Parties concerning technical assistance needs, deadline 31 March 2020

Questionnaires have been distributed to Parties in order to gauge technical assistance needs and gather offers of technology transfer, to assist implementation of the three conventions.

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.

Minimize

Upcoming meetings

Minimize

Recent meetings