Tagged on: Africa

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 2/5: Reviewing the Arrangements for Hosting the Secretariat
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties, among others, requests the secretariat, in consultation with the Bureau and the Government of Mali,
to develop scenarios for the establishment and staffing of the secretariat of the Convention in Bamako, Mali.


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2018
Recommended Prioritized Work Plan for the Biennium 2018–2019
United Nations Environment Programme

Recommended prioritized work plan 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
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 2/1: “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
Africa Clean Mobility Week - Conference Report
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, Transport Unit, Transport

The Africa Clean Mobility Week was held at the UN Environment Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 12-16
March 2018. The week brought together stakeholders from within and outside the region to address challenges
and map out a cleaner mobility pathway for the continent. The broad objective of the Africa Clean Mobility Week
was to provide a platform for countries to share their experiences and learn from other regions opportunities
that exist to shift to cleaner and more equitable mobility.


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2018
Africa Clean Mobility Week Recommendations
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, Transport Unit, Transport, United Nations Environment Programme, Transport Unit, Transport

Africa Clean Mobility Week Recommendations


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2018
AFRICA CLEAN MOBILITY WEEK - DAY 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.


Download: Are we ready for Bike Share, Carly Koinange, UN Environment, Designing streets for people, Chris Kost, Institute for Transpotation and Development Policy, Financing Mechanisms and Partnership, Catherine Collin, European Investment Bank, Popsicle Test, Sean Cooke, University of Capetown, Promoting Sutainable Urban Mobility, Urda Eichhorst, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, South -South Cooperation between China and Africa in Clean Mobility, Ma Dong, Vehicle Emission Control Centre, Ministry of Environmental protection China
2018