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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.

The Chemical Review Committee at its 19th meeting recommends adding chlorpyrifos and mercury to the Rotterdam Convention

The Chemical Review Committee at its 19th meeting recommended that chlorpyrifos and mercury be listed in Annex III to the Convention.

Join the online briefings on the 19th meetings of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC) of the Rotterdam Convention and the POPs  Review Committee (POPRC)  of the Stockholm Convention

The online briefings will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered by the nineteenth meetings of the CRC and the POPRC to be held respectively from 3 to 6 October 2023 and 9 to 13 October 2023 in Rome, Italy.

BC COP-16 meeting report now available

Read the advance English version of the report of the sixteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention.


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