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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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Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings <span class="attentionNote">(Updated 30 April 2021)</span>
 

Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings (Updated 30 April 2021)

Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings <span class="attentionNote">(Updated 30 April 2021)</span>
 
Funding available for projects on the sound management of chemicals and waste

The UNEP Special Programme, open until August 2021, supports governments to implement the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions.

Funding available for projects on the sound management of chemicals and waste

Funding available for projects on the sound management of chemicals and waste
 
Webinar on the protection of children and other vulnerable individuals or groups from the risks posed by their exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and a human rights-based approach

Agriculture is among the three most hazardous sectors to work in at any age in terms of work-related illness, accidents and fatalities. Pesticide exposure represents one of most serious risks to the health of workers and their families in rural areas. Individuals or groups are not equally exposed to the risks of pesticides, not only for biological but also for social and economic reasons.

Webinar on the protection of children and other vulnerable individuals or groups from the risks posed by their exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and a human rights-based approach

Webinar on the protection of children and other vulnerable individuals or groups from the risks posed by their exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and a human rights-based approach
 
Asian Regional Awareness Raising and Training Webinars on the Rotterdam Convention

The overall objectives of the webinars are to raise awareness of the Rotterdam Convention and the status of implementation in the Asian region, to enhance capacities of Designated National Authorities (DNAs) in effectively implementing the Convention. It also seeks to strengthen collaboration between DNAs at national and regional level.

Asian Regional Awareness Raising and Training Webinars on the Rotterdam Convention

Asian Regional Awareness Raising and Training Webinars on the Rotterdam Convention
 
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