Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention
Established as Secretariat of the Convention on Harmful Chemicals and Pesticides, jointly administered by B-XB0971 - FAO and E-XE4161 - UN Environment, to negotiate the T-XT9863 - Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (Rotterdam convention), entered into force, 24 Feb 2004.
As laid out in Article 19 of the Convention: make arrangements for the meetings of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and its subsidiary bodies and to provide them with the services they require; facilitate assistance to Parties in implementing the Convention; ensure the necessary coordination with the secretariats of other relevant international bodies; perform other secretariat functions specified in the Convention and such other functions as may be determined by the COP.
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Functions performed jointly by the Executive Director of UNEP and the Director General of FAO. FAO part of Secretariat is an integral part of the FAO Plant Production and Protection Division.
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