Why Low POPs Content Level Matters | BRS COPs Side Event
01 May 2023
Venue: CICG | Room 3 & Online | Webex
Organization: International Pollutants Elimination Network
This side event to the 2023 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions organized by the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) with the support of the Geneva Environment Network, tried to answer the question of when recycling of waste is beneficial for the environment and when it can lead to recycling of POPs waste, which is not allowed under the Stockholm Convention.
About this Event
This side event tried to answer the question of when recycling of waste is beneficial for the environment and when it can lead to recycling of POPs waste, which is not allowed under the Stockholm Convention. The panel will also respond to the question of transboundary movement of POPs wastes and the definition of Low POPs Content levels, and provide insights into how to deal with POPs waste. Invited country representatives presented their experiences and views on these topics.
Scientific and Production Enterprise Antigen LTD
POPs Environmental Consulting
Serge Molly ALLO’O ALLO’O
Regional Center from Dakar (CRCB-AF)
IPEN | Moderator
The event is livestreamed from CICG and via Webex.
IPEN members dressed as chickens to advocate for low POPs content levels.
Presentations made during the event
- BRS COPs | IPEN
- Towards the 2023 Meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
- IPEN Urges BRS COPs Delegates to Follow the Science, Ban Dangerous Chemicals Without Exemptions
- Quick views for the Conferences of the parties of the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions, 2023 | IPEN | April 2023