18 August 2014
Welcome to the Eleventh Issue of REN NEWSFLASH! Highlights in this issue: National Green Customs Training workshop held in Ningbo, China ENFORCE discusses the network development European countries continue to tackle illegal waste shipments together Inspections of suspected illegal waste exports increase by 400 percent in UK ...
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