• BIENVENUE SUR LE PORTAIL D'ECHANGE D'INFORMATIONS CHIMIQUES-AFRIQUE FRANCOPHONE ET SUR LA PLATEFORME DE FORMATION EN LIGNE DU CRCBS-AF, Atelier régional de renforcement des capacités des pays de la région Afrique pour la mise en œuvre des conventions de Bâle et de Rotterdam, Hôtel Ndiambour, Dakar - Sénégal, 16 au 19 Septembre 2019

Presentation of Centre

The Basel and Stockholm Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfert for French Speaking African countries is a center serving 29 French-speaking African countries. Click on BCRC/SCRC-FA menu for more information.
Director's statement
The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal and the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants are the most significant international treaties currently in force for the management of hazardous wastes and chemicals.

The creation of the Regional Centers is a strong act by the Contracting Parties to the Basel and Stockholm Conventions.
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Upcoming  meetings:

Regional Capacity Building Workshop for Countries in the Africa Region for the Implementation of the Basel and Rotterdam Conventions (16-19 September 2019, Dakar, Senegal)

Recent meetings

BRS: Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Geneva, Switzerland, from April 29 to May 10, 2019, read more

Senegal: validation workshop on the draft law on hazardous waste, Monday, March 25, 2019 at 9 am at the DEEC

Regional preparatory meeting for the conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions in 2019 for the Africa region, Nairobi, Kenya, from 18 to 20 March 2019, read more

African Union: Workshop for Africa Region Focal Points on Synergy and Exchange of Good Practice in the Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements on Chemicals. Saly, Senegal, 25 - 26 October 2018. Resources produced as part of the community training project on POPs, click here

Two major projects executed

1. Project "Demonstration of a Regional Approach for the Environmentally Sound Management of PCB Liquid Waste, PCB Transformers and Capacitors in 14 Francophone African Countries from 2011 to 2018, read more

2.Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Program for National Implementation Plans for the Stockholm Convention in Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States in 16 Francophone African Countries from 2011 to 2018, read more


Dakar hosted the first meeting of the Scientific and Technical Committee (STC) of the GEF ChemObs project on the Integrated Guide for Decision Making Tools for the Sound Management of Chemicals in Africa. March 27-29, 2018, Hotel Le Ndiambour, 121 Carnot Street, Dakar, Senegal.

Actualités des conventions de Bâle,Rotterdam et Stockholm

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