Secretariat of the Basel Convention (SBC)

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URL: http://www.basel.int/

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History

to administer T-XT8909 - Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (UNCRTD) - also referred to as 'Basel Convention' - through E-XE4161 - UN Environment.

Aims

Protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects of hazardous wastes.

Events

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Structure

Conference of the Parties (every 2 years); "Standing" subsidiary bodies: Open-ended Working Group (OEWG); Implementation and Compliance Committee. Since 2012, joined the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention as well as the UNEP-part of the Rotterdam Convention Secretariat to a single Secretariat with a matrix structure serving the three conventions.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XE2653

Last News

2018

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