Sub-Regional Francophone Workshop on enhancing effective participation in the work of the Chemical Review Committee and the POPs Review Committee

Dakar, Senegal, from 19 to 21 November 2013

Venue: Hôtel des Almadies, Dakar

Highlights: This meeting is kindly co-funded by the European Commission and the Government of Germany. The workshop is jointly organized by the Basel and Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in Dakar and the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.

The workshop was held in French.

Objectives of the workshop

  • To enhance participants’ understanding of the processes for reviewing and listing chemicals under the Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions;
  • To provide opportunities for information exchange and networking among Committee members, experts, Parties and observers;
  • To provide a forum to discuss and explore a synergized approach for the implementation of the conventions at the national and regional levels.

Target audience

The workshop’s primary audience is POPRC/CRC members as well as national officials from the West Africa and North Africa region. In addition, representatives of Regional Centres, NGOs and GEF implementing Agencies are welcome to participate in the meeting.

Workshop documents

The meeting report is available here

Information for Participants

Information note for the meeting (English) 

Contact information

For questions, please contact Cherryl André de la Porte: candredelaporte@brsmeas.org