Chemicals & Wastes
activities of the main multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) to address chemicals and wastes issues, including the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions; activities related to ship recycling and the Hong Kong Convention, as well as efforts to reduce marine debris. Targets under SDG Goal 12 call for, by 2020, achieving the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, and by 2030, substantially reducing waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.
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World Bee Day 2022
20 May 2022
61st Meeting of the GEF Council
7-9 December 2021
Washington D.C., US
Minamata Convention COP4
1-5 November 2021
Bali, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2021
16 September 2021
Basel Convention COP15, Rotterdam Convention COP10 and Stockholm Convention COP10
19-30 July 2021
Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Fifth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5)
5-9 July 2021
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany