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Follow the conventions on Twitter @brsmeas
The new Twitter service of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, BRS Conventions lets you follow the latest developments of the conventions.  

Follow the conventions on Twitter @brsmeas

Follow the conventions on Twitter @brsmeas

The new Twitter service of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, BRS Conventions lets you follow the latest developments of the conventions.

 

Global MEAs for Atmosphere, Hazardous substances and Biodiversity: What are the lessons for Future Synergies?
Jim Willis will present on the conventions’ experience with synergies at a Rio+20 side event, being held at Athletes Park, UNEP Pavilion from 13:00 to 14:45:on 22 June 2012.

Global MEAs for Atmosphere, Hazardous substances and Biodiversity: What are the lessons for Future Synergies?

Global MEAs for Atmosphere, Hazardous substances and Biodiversity: What are the lessons for Future Synergies?

The Rio+20 side event “Global MEAs for Atmosphere, Hazardous substances and Biodiversity: What are the lessons for Future Synergies?” will be held at Athletes Park, UNEP Pavilion from 13:00 to 14:45 on 22 June 2012.

Bakary Kante, UNEP, Director of Division on Environmental Law and Conventions, will introduce the session and moderate a panel discussion on the way forward on synergies. The discussion will explore which good practices can be distilled from experiences, and needs and opportunities for synergies at the international and national implementation levels.

Panellists reports on taking stock of experiences with synergies will be delivered by Jim Willis, Executive Secretary, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions; John Scanlon, Secretary-General, CITES; Marco Gonzales, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat; and Marcos Silva, Chief Knowledge Management, CITES.

In addition to the experiences of the multilateral environment agreements, the panel will examine informational synergies under UNEP’s InforMEA initiative.

Sustainability at the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions
In July 2011, a sustainability task force was set up in the secretariat to develop recommendations on improving the secretariat’s environmental and financial sustainability. Find out about the results of the task force and the sustainability performance of the secretariat, by consulting the ta...

Sustainability at the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions

Sustainability at the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions

In July 2011, a sustainability task force was set up in the secretariat to develop recommendations on improving the secretariat’s environmental and financial sustainability. Find out about the results of the task force and the sustainability performance of the secretariat, by consulting the task force’s report.

 

Quarterly management oversight reports increase transparency of secretariat
The secretariat presents new management oversight reports covering synergies between the conventions and their operations.

Quarterly management oversight reports increase transparency of secretariat

Quarterly management oversight reports increase transparency of secretariat

The secretariat presents new management oversight reports covering synergies between the conventions and their operations.

 

Sign up now for Wastes, PIC and POPs webinars
Our offer of online training has been expanded to address a variety of new issues relevant to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions. Find more by consulting the schedule of webinars for this year.

Sign up now for Wastes, PIC and POPs webinars

Sign up now for Wastes, PIC and POPs webinars

Our offer of online training has been expanded to address a variety of new issues relevant to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions.

Find more by consulting the schedule of webinars for this year.

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