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National Workshop for the Implementation of the Rotterdam Convention in Ecuador

This national workshop provided the opportunity to review in detail the status of implementation of the Convention in Ecuador, exchange information about its national system and unite the institutions in charge of the management of chemicals and pesticides in the country.

2023 BRS COPs meeting reports available

Read the advance English versions of the reports of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions 2023 COPs.

Outcomes of the nineteenth meetings the Chemical Review Committee and the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee

The objective of this online briefing is to inform Parties to the Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, observers and other stakeholders on the outcomes of the nineteenth meetings of the Rotterdam Convention’s Chemical Review Committee (CRC-19) and the Stockholm Convention’s Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-19).

Pacific region takes significant steps by aligning the Waigani Convention with global efforts to control plastic waste

On 13 October 2023, the Conference of Parties to the Waigani Convention made history by adopting the first-ever amendment to the Convention, marking a significant step by countries in the Pacific region toward aligning the Convention with global efforts under the Basel Convention to better control plastic waste.


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