The Electronic Reporting System
(ERS) of the Basel Convention is the tool to be used by Parties to submit their annual national reports, pursuant to
Article 13 (3) of the Convention.
tool was developed with the objectives of facilitating the submissions of
national reports and of fulfilling the requests from the Conference of the
Parties in the area of Reporting (BC-10/14, BC-10/29, BC-11/7, BC.Ex 1/1, RC.Ex
1/1, SC.Ex-1/1). The new system operates similarly to the Electronic Reporting
System of the Stockholm Convention.
The Focal point to the Basel Convention is the authority responsible for submitting annual reports to the Secretariat, by the 31 December of each year.
The Focal point is provided with information on how to log into the ERS. If you are the Focal point of your country and have not received such information, please send a request by email to sbc_natrep [at] unep.org.
If you have forgotten your account details to log into the Basel Convention Electronic Reporting System, use the account recovery functionality.
of individual reports by Party:
Reports submitted by Parties are available for consultation on this website:
Individual reports - for all parties for 2001 to 2015.
Submission of reports – listed by years:
submit a new report, the Focal point needs to log into the ERS through the specific year, for
which links are listed below, and fill in the questionnaire. You will be asked
to provide a username and a password. Please note that previously
submitted reports can only be accessed in a read-only mode.
Simple instructions to help with the submission process can be found here.
You may provide the information requested in Tables 6 and 7 by uploading an Excel file to the ERS. Please use the Excel file templates found here.
In case of problems in using the ERS and/or submitting the national report, the Focal point may contact the Secretariat for assistance by sending an email to sbc_natrep [at] unep.org.