Special programme projects database

Africa Africa

Angola: Strengthening Angola’s National Chemicals and Waste Management Programme by establishing sustainable, integrated, and coherent national structure with emphasis on Private Sector participation

Benin: Legal and Institutional Strengthening for the Sound Management of Chemicals

Eswatini: Institutional Capacity development and strengthening for the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste in the Kingdom of Eswatini

Ethiopia: Enhancing Ethiopia’s Institutional Capacity for Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes and POPs Chemicals and Improving Reporting Obligation under Basel and Stockholm Conventions

Gambia, The: Institutional Capacity Building for the Implementation of the Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements in The Gambia

Ghana: Strengthening institutional capacity for the sustainable sound management of chemicals and waste throughout their life-cycle and the effective implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata conventions and SAICM in Ghana

Kenya: Support to chemicals and wastes MEAs and SAICM implementation in Kenya

Nigeria: Strengthening of the legal and institutional infrastructures for sound management of chemicals in Nigeria

South Africa: Phasing out of lead in paint and the development of an action plan for SAICM emerging contaminants (lead in paint, HHPs, EPPPs, EDCs, & Cd)

Tanzania: Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Tunisia: Institutional strengthening and capacity building project towards achieving Environmental Sound Management (ESM) of hazardous wastes and chemicals at the industrial level as well as enhancing compliance and implementation of chemicals and waste Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) including Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions

Uganda: Strengthening national institutional capacity in sound management of chemical and waste in Uganda


Asia-Pacific Asia

Afghanistan: Enhancing the sustainable institutional capacity to regulate toxic chemicals

Cambodia: Institutional strengthening in Cambodia for efficient and coordinated implementation of the chemicals and waste management international agreements

China: Strengthening institutional capacity for the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Conventions and SAICM

India: Institutional capacity building for sustainable management of chemicals and waste with special focus on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Iran (Islamic Republic of): The Implementation of Cleaner Production Practices to Manage Chemicals and Waste in Oil Refinery

Iraq: Strengthening the Institutional Structure for the Management of Chemicals and Wastes

Kiribati: Strengthening legal systems, institutions and data collection infrastructure in Kiribati

Micronesia (Federated States of): Strengthening Institutional Capacity for the Chemicals Management in the FSM

Nauru: Strengthening the national capacity for integrated chemicals and waste management in Nauru

Pakistan: Strengthening of national legislation and capacity building of stakeholders for sound chemicals and hazardous waste management in Pakistan

Palau: Strengthening the national institutional capacity for chemicals and waste management in Palau

Papua New Guinea: Strengthening the institutional framework and national capacity of key stakeholders in Papua New Guinea in waste and chemical management

State of Palestine (The): Strengthening the institutional capacity of the State of Palestine for sound waste and chemicals management and fostering stakeholder buy-in under the BRS Conventions and supporting process towards ratification of the Minamata Convention

Vanuatu: Strengthening the National Institutional Capacity for Chemicals and waste management in Vanuatu

Viet nam: Strengthening national capacity in sound chemical and waste management for the implementation of the Stockholm, Basel, Rotterdam, Minamata Conventions, SAICM in Viet nam


Central and Eastern Europe CEE

Albania: Strengthening sound chemicals and waste management in Albania, demonstrating improvement of Health Care Waste (HCW) management.

Belarus: Establish a sustainable national infrastructure to join and support the implementation of the Rotterdam Convention in the Republic of Belarus

Kazakhstan: Strengthening the National Capacity of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Regulate Chemicals Through Ensuring Compliance with Obligations Under International Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Kyrgyzstan: Strengthening capacity for national implementation of chemicals and waste related international agreements

North Macedonia: Strengthening institutional capacities for mainstreaming quadruple synergy schemes in implementation of the National Action Plans for implementation of SAICM and inclusion of Minamata convention

Republic of Moldova: Improving sustainable institutional and regulatory framework for chemicals and waste management throughout their lifecycle in the Republic of Moldova

Serbia: Strengthening the synergies between Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Convention at national level in the Republic of Serbia

Tajikistan: Strengthening institutional capacity for national implementation of the Stockholm and Basel international conventions and building capacity for accessing the Rotterdam Convention in Tajikistan

Ukraine: Strengthening the Enforcement of the Rotterdam Convention and Building Capacity to Counteract Illegal Trafficking of Chemicals


Latin America and the Caribbean lac

Argentina: Strengthening National Capacity for the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Special Program for the Strengthening of National Capacities for Chemical Substances and Hazardous Waste Management in the Plurinational State of Bolivia

Brazil: Strengthening institutional capacity for sound management of chemicals through the establishment of necessary structure to implement the national legislation on industrial chemicals

Dominican Republic: Strengthening institutional capacity for the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Convention and SAICM

Ecuador: Strengthening of the National Control System for the Management of Dangerous Materials in Ecuador

El Salvador: Institutional strengthening for El Salvador in the implementation of the Basel, Stockholm, Minamata and Rotterdam Conventions and the Strategic Approach for the Management of Chemical Products at the International Level