United NationsDepartamento de Asuntos Económicos y Sociales Desarrollo Sostenible

Synergies Success Stories: Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions

Año de publicación: 2011 Editor: UNDESA, UNEP, FAO, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Chemicals and waste

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This publication was jointly prepared by the Division for Sustainable Development, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the Secretariat of the Basel Convention, the Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention, and the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention. It aims to support the discussions on the thematic topic of Chemicals in the 18th and 19th sessions of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). It provides examples of successful activities undertaken to implement the multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) and other international frameworks in the hazardous wastes and chemicals cluster in a coordinated manner. The stories are based on national or regional projects and have been written by persons directly involved in activities at the national, regional and global levels.