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Objective

The objectives of the Network

  • Sharing information and creating a common understanding on the status of illegal transboundary movements of hazardous wastes among the participating countries, other parties, networks and organizations;
  • Assisting the participating countries to take national actions to prevent and control illegal transboundary movements of hazardous wastes, in particular, including those relating to protect human health and the environment from adverse effects due to illegal transboundary movements and environmentally unsound management of those wastes; and
  • Contributing to development of a common approach for prevention of illegal transboundary movements of hazardous wastes as well as environmentally sound material cycle in the region.

For more detailed information, please check "Terms of Reference [PDF 69KB]" of the Asian Network.