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
UNEA-5 (In-person session)
28 February - 2 March 2022
17th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee
24-28 January 2022
Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
61st Meeting of the GEF Council
6-10 December 2021
Fifth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM5) [Postponed]
6 December 2021
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Minamata Convention COP-4
1-5 November 2021
Bali, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia (virtual)