Introduction to the Legislation on Transfrontier Shipments of Waste
Transboundary movements and management of waste is regulated by a number of legislative frameworks. This webinar will provide a basic overview of the key requirements from the international treaty on this item: the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal.
This presentation will be followed by an overview of the EU regulations dealing with the management and transboundary movement of hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams.
Huib van Westen, Coordinator Regional Enforcement Network for Chemicals and Waste, Law Division, Asia and Pacific Office, UN Environment
Francesca Cenni, Programme Officer with Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat
Who should attend?
• Environmental agencies
• Port Authorities
• Those involved in the fight against waste crime
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