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3rd Meeting of the Environmental Network for Optimizing Regulatory Compliance on Illegal Traffic (ENFORCE)

15/05/2018 (All day) - 16/05/2018 (All day)

Highlights: The Environmental Network for Optimizing Regulatory Compliance on Illegal Traffic (ENFORCE) was established by the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC-11/8). ENFORCE aims to promote parties’ compliance with the provisions of the Basel Convention pertaining to preventing and combating illegal traffic in hazardous wastes and other wastes through the better implementation and enforcement of national law. ENFORCE brings together existing resources and enhancing and improving cooperation and coordination between relevant entities with a specific mandate to deliver capacity-building activities and tools on preventing and combating illegal traffic.

Organizer: Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Meeting objectives: Members are expected to inter alia, elect a new chair and a vice-chair, exchange information on activities and identify activities that would benefit from being coordinated or jointly planned and implemented, and to deliberate on the modalities for the operation of the network.

The Governments of Norway has kindly provided funding for the organization of the meeting.

Target audience: In accordance with its terms of reference, the third meeting of the ENFORCE was open to its appointed members and to approved additional members and observers.

For additional information visit the Basel Convention website.