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Online: meeting reports from the 2019 meetings of the Conferences of Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions (advance English versions).

Meeting reports from the 2019 BRS Triple COPs now available

Meeting reports from the 2019 BRS Triple COPs now available
 

The French government’s new fund supports activities in support of the global chemicals conventions in developing countries, and has a deadline for project proposals of 4 October 2019.

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste
 
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First online consultation for working group of the new Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership

Hot on the heels of the PWP launch in Geneva on 12 November, the first online consultation takes place on 13 November, chaired by the Co-Chairs, Mr. Ole Thomas Thommesen (Norway) and Mr. Ross Bartley (BIC).

Norway pledges funding for new Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership, which launches on 12 November

As the 2019 Our Oceans conference concludes in Oslo, Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, Mr Ole Elvestuen, confirms substantial support for efforts to tackle marine plastic litter.

UN Secretary General calls for increased investment in waste management

With waste the theme of this year’s World Habitat Day, Antonio Guterres highlights the role of frontier technologies to transform waste into wealth, and stresses the need to reduce waste in the first place.

BRS Executive Secretary urges strong cooperation between chemicals and waste and regional seas conventions

Read the remarks from Rolph Payet when opening the Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Programme in Berlin, 3 October 2019.

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