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Africa Clean Mobility Week - Day 4-5
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, Transport Unit, Transport

The Africa Clean Mobility Week will bring together and provide a platform for participants to discuss cleaner mobility and its impacts on health, environment and economic growth in Africa. The Week will build on the outcomes of the 2014 Africa Sustainable Transport Forum that saw African ministers and experts agree to 13 action points to promote sustainable transport.


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2020
Africa Office Newsletter March-April 2018
United Nations Environment Programme, UN Environment Programme

Africa Office Newsletter March-April 2018


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2018
Report of the Conference of the Parties to the Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa on the Work of its Second Meeting
United Nations Environment Programme

Report of the Conference of the Parties to the Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa on the work of its second meeting


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2018
Decision 2/4: Synergies with Other Conventions and Initiatives
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the parties to collaborate with subregional integration organizations for capacity-building of stakeholders, including policymakers, the informal sector, port authorities, consumers, non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector, in the management of hazardous wastes; etc.


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2018
Decision 2/1: “The Bamako Convention: a platform for a pollution-free Africa”
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties reaffirms and renews through its actions the political commitment made towards a platform for a pollution-free Africa through support for the implementation of the Bamako Convention as the parties’ contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda and the sound management of chemicals and wastes.


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2018
Decision 2/3: Dates and Venues of the Third Meeting and the First Extraordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the secretariat to convene the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Brazzaville in February 2020, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Congo; and also requests the secretariat to convene the first extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Khartoum in February 2019, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Sudan.


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2018
Decision 2/7: Workplan, parties’ assessed and estimated voluntary contributions and budget for the biennium 2018–2019
United Nations Environment Programme

Decision 2/7: Workplan, parties’ assessed and estimated voluntary contributions and budget for the biennium 2018–2019


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2018
Decision 2/8: Establishing a List of Hazardous Substances to be Considered Hazardous Waste under Article 2, Paragraph 1 (d)
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the parties to review the list of new proposed substances set out in the annex to the present decision and to submit their comments, inputs and observations to the secretariat, within two months of the adoption of the present decision on 1 February 2018, for review and compilation by the secretariat, which in turn will share with the parties the proposed list of substances for final review and adoption by the Conference of Parties at its forthcoming extraordinary meeting to be held in Khartoum in February 2019.


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2018
Decision 2/6: Prevention of Electronic Hazardous Waste and the Import and Dumping of End-of-life Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties of the Bamako Convention, among others, urges parties and other African States that have not yet done so to enhance or supplement existing legislation to prevent illegal and unwanted traffic in hazardous and other e-waste from entering their territory and the African continent; and encourages parties and other African States to develop and adopt legislation on individual producer responsibility in the collection and environmentally sound recycling of e-waste arising from domestic sources in Africa.


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2018
Déclaration d’Abidjan sur la Convention de Bamako : une plateforme pour une Afrique sans pollution
United Nations Environment Programme

Cette declaration, entre autres, renouvelle et réaffirme l'engagement politique des parties en faveur d’une plateforme pour une Afrique sans pollution en appuyant la mise en œuvre de la Convention de Bamako, à titre de contribution à la réalisation des objectifs de développement durable énoncés dans le Programme 2030 et à la gestion rationnelle des produits chimiques et des déchets


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2018