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    chellaney.net Climate security as a new factor in international relations | Stagecraft and Statecraft

    6 United Nations, The State of the Environment in Asia and the Pacific (New York: United Nations, October 2006). 7 Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. Details at: http://www.basel.int/ © The Australian Strategic Policy Institute Limit... Read article

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    toxicswatch.blogspot.com Toxicswatch-alliance against pollution & corporate crimes: UN MEET FOR BAN ON HAZARDOUS WASTE EXPORT TO POOR COUNTRIES

    Earlier, Waste without Frontiers: Global trends in generation and transboundary movement of hazardous wastes and other wastes (http://www.basel.int/pub/ww-frontiers26Jan2010.pdf), a 36 page study by Basel Convention Secretariat provided a glimpse of the global trends on the generation and transbo... Read article

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    grida.no Leading manufacturers and Basel Convention to cooperate on the environmentally sound management of end-of-life mobile phones | UNEP/GRID-Arendal - ...

    Note to journalists: The signature ceremony will take place today at 12h in Room 17. It will be preceded by a press conference with the manufacturers, Mr. Roch and Mr. Toepfer in Room 3 at 9h30; the declaration will be available at this briefing. For interviews or additional information, please c... Read article

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    mmediu.ro Ministerul Mediului - protectia mediului. gestiune deseuri. transport. depozitare. incinerare

    Aceste ghiduri, precum şi altele, pot fi consultate pe site-ul Convenţiei de la Basel: www.basel.int 2. Regulament (CE) nr. 1013/2006 Regulamentul (CE) nr. 1013/2006 al Parlamentului European şi al Consiliului din 14 iunie 2006 privind transferurile de deşeuri, publicat în Jurnalul Oficial al Uni... Read article

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    ethicalmarkets.com Twenty-Second Meeting of the Parties to the Montral Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer – Summary & Analysis

    Dates: 17-21 October 2011 location: Cartagena, Colombia contact: Basel Convention Secretariat phone: +41-22-917-8212 fax: +41-22-797-3454 email: sbc@unep.org www:http:// www.basel.int/meetings/meetings.html MOP-23: The twenty-third Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances tha... Read article

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    ecolocalizer.com Sure, in My Backyard (SIMBY): The Toxic Politics of Ship-dismantling

    Basel Ban on Hazardous Waste Export Look Into Ecolocalizer’s Past Read article

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    siliconrepublic.com Dell implements ban on e-waste export - News - News | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

    Following the guidelines of the Basel Convention – an international treaty designed to stave off the movements of hazardous waste – Dell has decided to go beyond ceasing the export of certain electronic waste based on chemical or material composition and completely ban export of e-waste to develo... Read article

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    shipbreakingplatform.org NGO Shipbreaking Platform » International Policy

    For more information see >> Find out more about toxic waste aboard ships in “Problems and Solutions” >> See the complete story of the Probo Koala in “Ships in the spotlight” >> Watch the video of BAN tracking electronic waste in China here What the Platform is doing To ensure that toxic ships are... Read article

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    ghanabusinessnews.com Ghana Business News | Ghana’s premier and leading business news portal

    European countries have passed the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive) to control the handling and disposal of e-waste of electronics waste. But it appears poor supervision is encouraging unscrupulous organizations and individuals to export the cocktail of poisono... Read article

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    greenrightnow.com TV makers taking steps to reduce e-waste | Green Right Now - We Are Austin.com KEYE TV

    The United States has yet to sign the Basel Convention which is a global treaty regulating the export of hazardous waste to developing countries. 60 Minutes and Time magazine recently reported that much of exported e-waste ends up in China, where lower-income residents recover the lead by heating... Read article

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    energy-enviro.fi New EU waste shipment legislation into force - Energy Enviro

    The regulation is based on the commitments undertaken by the European Union within the context of the Basel Convention and the OECD Decision on the transboundary movements of waste. However, the EU regulation goes further and includes provisions on the shipment of waste between Member States. The... Read article

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    tech-ex.net Tech-Ex: E-Waste: Still Polluting After All These Years

    Options for the EPA listed in the report included: expanding hazardous waste regulations to cover other exported used electronics; submitting a legislative package to Congress for ratifying the Basel Convention , an international regime governing the import and export of hazardous wastes; and wor... Read article

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    content.dell.com Responsible Recycling: Dell Bans E-Waste Exports | Dell

    Responsible Recycling: Dell Bans E-Waste Exports Solving the e-waste issue at the source to developing countries, creating new recycling options and programs. Our Policy The Basel Convention greatly reduces the international transfer of waste, including e-waste. Dell has expanded and surpassed th... Read article

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    computeraidinternational.wordpress.com WEEE | Computer Aid International blog

    The Basel Convention’s report makes three main recommendations regarding e-waste in Africa: tackling the illegal import of waste or near-end-of-use equipment from developed countries promoting the collection and recycling of WEEE in-country developing proactive policies and legislation supported ... Read article

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    nowpap.org International agreements against Marine Litter

    Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (Basel Convention) is the world’s most comprehensive environmental agreement for controlling the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes. It also developed the criteria for “environmentally sound management... Read article

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