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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Plastic Pollution INC-5
29 October - 1 November 2024
Republic of Korea
16th meeting of the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP)
21-26 July 2024
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Plastic Pollution INC-4
1-5 April 2024
26 February - 1 March 2024
Plastic Pollution INC-3
11-15 December 2023