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Expert on plastic waste sought to support Technical Assistance projects of the Basel Convention.

Consultancy opening on plastic waste: deadline 19 February 2021



Reporting on the production and use of DDT under the Stockholm Convention: Questionnaire 2021

This webinar will provide an overview of the questionnaire for reporting on the production and use of DDT and other information relevant to the evaluation of the continued need of DDT for disease vector control as set out in Annex II to decision SC-3/2 of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. The information to be provided by this questionnaire are for the three-year period from 2018 to 2020. Presentations by the BRS Secretariat, UNEP and Government Party representatives will provide an opportunity to discuss issues surrounding DDT reporting under the Stockholm Convention.

BRS Secretariat launches video series to celebrate Stockholm Convention’s 20th anniversary

Watch the first of the new video series “Twenty Voices for Twenty Years”, featuring Executive Secretary Rolph Payet.

Happy Birthday: The Stockholm Convention is 20 years young!

Read the BRS Press Release marking the 20th anniversary of the adoption, on 22 May 2001, of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

The UN International Day of Biodiversity marked as BRS participates in the second Global Biodiversity Festival

Join Rolph Payet and 150 other eminent speakers at the online Global BioFest, 20 to 23 May 2021.


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