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Introductory Course to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal and Regional Instruments on Hazardous Wastes

eLearning Topic: 
National Biodiversity Strategies and Actions Plans Curriculum

Once generated, hazardous wastes require proper handling and disposal if their adverse impacts on human health and the environment are to be avoided. This course introduces you to the Basel Convention, which is the most important legally binding international agreement related to hazardous and other wastes.  It will take you 2 hours approximately to complete the course, excluding additional materials.

Note on Partners: The InforMEA Initiative brings together Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEA) to develop harmonized and interoperable information systems for the benefit of Parties and the environment community at large. It is facilitated by UN Environment and financially supported by the European Union. This course was developed in partnership with the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.

InforMEA facilitated by UN Environment - European Union - Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions