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First meeting of the technical expert group to complete the development of a framework for the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes and other wastes

April 13, 2012

Conference of the parties at the Basel Convention at its 10th session (COP10) in 2011 adapted the decision on developing the guidelines of the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes and other wastes. The decision gave the mandate to the parties to create a technical expert group to complete the development of a framework of the environmentally sound management. Japan indicated to lead this process at COP10.

Japan will host the first meeting of the technical expert group to complete the development of a framework for the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes and other wastes in Tokyo on 17-20 April 2012.

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