Factsheet

The Quick Start Programme: 13 years of Advancing Sound Chemicals Management

04 February 2020

The objective of the Quick Start Programme (QSP) is to support initial capacity building and implementation activities in developing countries, least developed countries, small island developing states and countries with economies in transition.

The QSP includes a voluntary, time-limited trust fund, administered by UN Environment Programme, and multilateral, bilateral and other forms of cooperation.

Established in 2006 by the first International Conference on Chemicals Management, the Programme ended in December 2019.

This factsheet highlights the Quick Start Programme achievements with the funding of 184 projects in 108 countries.