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

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

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

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

 
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Sustainability after COVID-19: The medical waste response

BRS Executive Secretary joins UNEP, WHO, UNEP and others in a webinar on 19 May to discuss necessary responses to increased medical waste in light of the COVID-19 emergency.

Exciting new learning platform launched for home-schooling children!

The BRS Secretariat is proud to partner with UNEP on the new Earth School Adventures, launched on 22 April, bringing environmental education into the homes of millions of home-schooling children, including a component on plastics (from 13 May).

Watch: BRS Executive Secretary and colleagues on COVID19 and the sound management of chemicals and waste

Recording available of the BRS briefing of 30 April, which covered COVID19 impacts and responses, and arrangements for the forthcoming Basel Convention OEWG meeting in June, with thanks to the Geneva Environment Network.

New Small Grant Programme launched to improve plastic waste management at municipal, national and regional levels
The BRS Secretariat is pleased to announce, thanks to generous funding from Norway, the opening of the new Small Grant Programme on Plastic Waste, open to applications from Basel and Stockholm Convention regional centres until 15 July 2020.
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