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Consultants are sought by the World Health Organisation (WHO), deadline 19 January 2020.

Call for experts on the human health risks from microplastics

 

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BRS Executive Secretary contributes to discussions on “what role for WTO on addressing plastic pollution” in Geneva

High-level event on 25 November brings together key global stakeholders including the World Trade Organisation (WTO), World Bank, World Economic Forum (WEF), and China.

Household waste in the spotlight: opportunity to comment on Basel Convention guidance document

The draft overall guidance document on the environmentally sound management of household waste is now available for comment by Parties and others, by 31 January 2020.

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).

Experts gather in Bratislava, Slovakia, to continue their review of the Annexes to the Basel Convention

The 3rd meeting of the expert working group takes place 5 to 8 November, 2019, with generous financial support from the governments of Germany, Norway, and Switzerland.

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