Basel Convention national reporting questionnaires for 2015 are now available

Parties are invited to submit their national reports for 2015 through the Electronic Reporting System, by 31 December 2016.


Electronic Reporting System of the Basel Convention

The Electronic Reporting System (ERS) of the Basel Convention is the tool to be used by Parties to submit their annual national reports, pursuant to Article 13 (3) of the Convention.

The Regional Training Program Concerned with the Safe Management of Chemical, Medical and Oil Waste in the Framework of the International Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the View of 2030 Agenda

Alexandria, Egypt,25-29September 2016

Regional Consultation on Enhancing and following the Implementation of Chemicals Waste MEAs, COPs Decision

Alexandria, Egypt,25-26 May 2016

Regional Round-Table Consultation for Integrating SDGs in the implementation of Chemicals and Wastes Multilateral Environmental Agreements in the Context of 2030 Agenda

Alexandria, Egypt, 22-24 May 2016

National Training Program On Enhancing the Capacity of customs Personnel to Monitor, Detect and Prevent Illegal Trade in Toxic Chemicals, Hazardous Waste and environmentally-Sensitive commodities covered by the relevant Multilateral environmental agreement (MEAs)

Beirut-Lebanon Hotel 6-8, April 2016

Regional Workshop on medical waste management in the light of the experience of the Lebanese and Arab countries

L'Oreal Beirut-Lebanon Hotel 5-7, April 2016

Regional training program on Occupational Health and Safety in the Work environment in the light of the Synergy between Environmental Conventions on Chemicals and Hazardous Waste

Mercuore Hotel - Luxor – Egypt,20 – 22, March 2016

The Regional Round-table On Enhancing The Supporting Environment for The Technology Transfer in the Arab States

Sharm El-Sheikh , Egypt 10-12 December 2016

Preparations intensify for 2017 triple conferences of the parties (COPs): Geneva, Switzerland

Parties have been officially informed of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions COPs, featuring a high-level segment, to be held in Geneva from 24 April to 5 May 2017.

Guidance on illegal traffic

Parties and others are invited to comment by 10 September 2016 on a revised draft developed by the Implementation and Compliance Committee.

Report now online from Montevideo meeting on household waste

The report of the first meeting of the new informal Basel Convention partnership on household waste, held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 2 to 4 August 2016, is now available online.

Updated BRS Gender Action Plan now online

Reflecting the Secretariat’s commitment to taking action to reduce gender inequalities, the updated BRS Gender Action Plan is now available.

Basel COP Bureau paves the way for the 2017 COP

The report of the meeting of the COP-13 Bureau held on 11 and 12 July is now available.

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Regional preparatory meeting


Regional preparatory meeting


Regional preparatory meeting


Regional preparatory meeting