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Journalists and communicators, signed up for the 2023 BRS COPs briefing session for the media
The Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions organised a briefing session for the media to inform members of the press and communication specialists on the upcoming meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Conventions (BRS COPs). The session took place on 03 April 2023 ...

Journalists and communicators, signed up for the 2023 BRS COPs briefing session for the media

Journalists and communicators, signed up for the 2023 BRS COPs briefing session for the media
 
Regional preparations for the 2023 BRS COPs continue to move ahead
Delegates from the Africa region met from 21 to 23 March 2023 in Dakar, Senegal during the regional preparatory meeting for the 2023 BRS COPs. The meeting provided an opportunity for Parties in the region to consult each other in advance of the COPs and facilitate the preparation of regional positi...

Regional preparations for the 2023 BRS COPs continue to move ahead

Regional preparations for the 2023 BRS COPs continue to move ahead
 
Delegates from the Asia-Pacific region met in the lead-up to the 2023 BRS COPs
The Asia-Pacific regional preparatory meeting for the 2023 BRS COPS was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 14 to 16 March 2023. The meeting provided an opportunity for Parties in the region to consult each other in advance of the COPs and facilitate the preparation of regional positions amongst others. ...

Delegates from the Asia-Pacific region met in the lead-up to the 2023 BRS COPs

Delegates from the Asia-Pacific region met in the lead-up to the 2023 BRS COPs
 
International support for the Ban Amendment continues to increase
International efforts to control unwanted imports of waste continues to strengthen, with Thailand becoming the 102nd Party to ratify the Basel Convention Ban Amendment.

International support for the Ban Amendment continues to increase

International support for the Ban Amendment continues to increase
 
Regional preparations in the lead-up the 2023 BRS Conventions COPs
Regional preparatory meetings for the upcoming meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions are taking place in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe and GRULAC regions during March 2023.

Regional preparations in the lead-up the 2023 BRS Conventions COPs

Regional preparations in the lead-up the 2023 BRS Conventions COPs
 
Briefing on the 2023 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Briefing on the 2023 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Briefing on the 2023 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
 
Find all about the proposal to amend Articles 7, 10, 11 and 22 of the Rotterdam Convention and to add a new Annex VIII, join the webinars scheduled on 9 and 14 March 2023
The objective of these webinars is for the proponents and co-sponsors to provide information on their proposal to amend Articles 7, 10, 11 and 22 of the Rotterdam Convention and to add a new Annex VIII which will be considered by the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention during its e...

Find all about the proposal to amend Articles 7, 10, 11 and 22 of the Rotterdam Convention and to add a new Annex VIII, join the webinars scheduled on 9 and 14 March 2023

Find all about the proposal to amend Articles 7, 10, 11 and 22 of the Rotterdam Convention and to add a new Annex VIII, join the webinars scheduled on 9 and 14 March 2023
 
Book now your booth and participate in the PCB Fair during the 2023 BRS COPs!
The Fair on Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) will be held during the 2023 COPs, from 3 to 5 May 2023, at the Geneva International Conference Centre (CICG). The the objective of Fair is to raise awareness on the urgency to accelerate action to meet the upcoming 2025 and 2028 PCB deadlines under th...

Book now your booth and participate in the PCB Fair during the 2023 BRS COPs!

Book now your booth and participate in the PCB Fair during the 2023 BRS COPs!
 
Outcomes of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee and the Rotterdam Convention Compliance Committee meetings
The objective of this online briefing is to inform Parties to the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions, observers and other stakeholders on the outcomes of the fifteenth meeting of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee (BC ICC-15) and the first meeting of the Rotterdam Convention&r...

Outcomes of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee and the Rotterdam Convention Compliance Committee meetings

Outcomes of the Basel Convention Implementation and Compliance Committee and the Rotterdam Convention Compliance Committee meetings
 
New online course on chairing BRS meetings
The online course aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of government officials, so that they can effectively chair and negotiate at various types of meetings across the three Conventions.

New online course on chairing BRS meetings

New online course on chairing BRS meetings
 
BRS COPs Bureaux hold joint meeting to decide on key elements of the upcoming conferences
The joint meeting of the bureaux of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (BRS COPs) takes place from 18 to 19 January 2023, in Geneve, Switzerland, addressing issues such as the theme and overall organization of the 2023 BRS COPs.

BRS COPs Bureaux hold joint meeting to decide on key elements of the upcoming conferences

BRS COPs Bureaux hold joint meeting to decide on key elements of the upcoming conferences
 
Apply for a side event at the 2023 BRS COPs!
All side events will be held during lunch breaks and in the evenings. The deadline for applications is 1 March 2023.

Apply for a side event at the 2023 BRS COPs!

Apply for a side event at the 2023 BRS COPs!
 
January 2023 issue of the BRS Highlights is out!
The newsletter is issued by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions on a monthly basis.

January 2023 issue of the BRS Highlights is out!

January 2023 issue of the BRS Highlights is out!
 
Winners of our e-waste storytelling competition announced!
Participants were invited to share anecdotes of cherished electric and electronic devices they should have disposed of in an environmentally sound manner.

Winners of our e-waste storytelling competition announced!

Winners of our e-waste storytelling competition announced!
 
Happy holidays and a prosperous 2023!

Happy holidays and a prosperous 2023!

Happy holidays and a prosperous 2023!
 
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