Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade was adopted on September 10th 1998 in Rotterdam, Netherlands and entered into force on February 24th 2004. Kenya signed the convention on September 11th 1998 and ratified the convention on February 3rd 2005.

Objective

  • The objective of this Convention is to promote shared responsibility and cooperative efforts among Parties in the international trade of certain hazardous chemicals in order to protect human health and the environment from potential harm and to contribute to their environmentally sound use, by facilitating information exchange about their characteristics, by providing for a national decision-making process on their import and export and by disseminating these decisions to Parties....Read More

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