Tagged on: Africa

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 2/5: 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
Decision 2/2: Parties’ Assessed Contributions to the Revolving Fund for Emergency Situations
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties, among others, decides to appropriate $100,000 to the revolving fund for assistance in case of emergency situations in replacement of the appropriation made by decision 1/9 adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its first meeting.


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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
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
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 2/3: 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 2/4: 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 2/6: 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
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