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A consultant is sought, with a deadline of 26 August 2020, to work with the Secretariat’s Scientific and Technical Assistance Branch on chemicals and waste management during public health emergencies, conflicts and disasters.

BRS Secretariat recruiting scientific/technical consultant

 
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Rotterdam Convention Webinar (in Spanish) on Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPF), Wednesday 21 October 2020

The webinar explains provisions under Article 6 of the Rotterdam Convention and shares experiences on how to monitor and report poisoning incidents caused by Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations. Wednesday, 21 October 2020 from 16:00h -17:00h, Rome time, via “Zoom”.

Rotterdam Convention Webinar (in Spanish) on Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPF), Wednesday 21 October 2020

Rotterdam Convention Webinar (in Spanish) on Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations (SHPF), Wednesday 21 October 2020
 
New UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights & Toxics, Marcos Orellana, joins Rotterdam webinar focused on children & pesticides

“Children and exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and the human rights-based approach” is the title of this Spanish-language webinar, on 29 September 2020.

New UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights & Toxics, Marcos Orellana, joins Rotterdam webinar focused on children & pesticides

New UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights & Toxics, Marcos Orellana, joins Rotterdam webinar focused on children & pesticides
 
Global agreements for a healthy planet: 9 MEAs work together to address illegal traffic

Representatives from the Barcelona Convention, CITES, Climate Change Convention, Convention on Biological Diversity, Minamata Convention, Montreal Protocol, and the Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, join the Basel Convention’s Implementation and Compliance Committee online to discuss ways to better prevent and combat illegal traffic.

Global agreements for a healthy planet: 9 MEAs work together to address illegal traffic

Global agreements for a healthy planet: 9 MEAs work together to address illegal traffic
 
Rotterdam Convention Press Release: UN experts recommend listing DecaBDE and PFOA

The 16th meeting of the Chemicals Review Committee concludes successfully online with two chemicals recommended for listing in Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention at the next COP.

Rotterdam Convention Press Release: UN experts recommend listing DecaBDE and PFOA

Rotterdam Convention Press Release: UN experts recommend listing DecaBDE and PFOA
 
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