4 May 2015
The Enforcement Handbook on Controlling the Illegal Shipments of Chemicals and Wastes − For Asia Enforcement Officers is available online now. It is a pocket enforcement tool designed for enforcement officers of the participating countries of the Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Waste (REN). It provides general information on the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions* and their trade provisions, selected national reg...
As the most populous region, Asia is one of the main destinations for dumping of hazardous waste, the main producer and consumer for ozone depleting substances (ODS), and also facing big challenges in controlling of chemicals and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The project aims to reduce illegal transboundary movement of harmful substances and hazardous waste (HSHW) in Asia . Through the improved enforcement cooperation regionally and globally and the targeted problem-solving capacity-building at the national level through a network, the project will enchance the cooperation between the competent authorities and enable customs officers and other key enforcement officers to monitor and control transboudary movements of chemicals and waste more efficiently