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Programme Management Officer (part-time) sought to join Legal & Policy Unit of the BRS Governance Branch, with a deadline of 5 January 2022.

New part-time policy position in the BRS Secretariat



Online briefings on the seventeenth meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC) of the Stockholm Convention and on the outcomes of the seventeenth meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC) of the Rotterdam Convention

The online briefing will provide an overview of the issues that will be considered by the seventeenth meeting of the POPRC, to be held from 24 to 28 January 2022, in Geneva, Switzerland, and will provide information about the practical arrangements for the meeting. The briefing will in addition provide an overview of the outcomes of the seventeenth meeting of the CRC held online from 20 to 24 September 2021.

To help rid the world of POPs, the European Union has updated its implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention

The new plan incorporates amendments made at the Stockholm Convention’s COP-8 and COP-9, including the listing in Annex A of perfluorooctanoic acis or PFOA.

Press Release: Unsound management of chemicals and wastes underpins runaway climate change

As the climate change COP-26 opens in Glasgow, the new BRS Press Release highlights the linkages between chemicals, waste, and climate change.


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