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2023 Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions (BRS COPs)
In a year brimming with international talks to improve the global management of chemicals and wastes, the highest-level bodies of the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions will convene to tackle prominent issues and the future of the Prior Informed Consent procedure.
18th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to the Stockholm Convention (POPRC-18)
Through its expert reviews, the Committee advanced all but one of the chemicals under consideration to their next stage of being labelled as a persistent organic pollutant. Two chemicals were recommended for listing under the Stockholm Convention: Dechlorane Plus, a flame retardant, and UV-328, an ultraviolet filter used in plastics.
17th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee to the Stockholm Convention (POPRC-17)
The Committee successfully adopted decisions on all six chemicals under review and either moved them on to the next stage of the review process or adopted recommendations to the Conference of the Parties to list them under the Stockholm Convention.