Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Objective: To protect human health and environment from persistent organic pollutants

Date Signed:                                         23rd May 2001

Date of Ratification:                            24th September 2004

Date Entered into Force:                    23rd December 2004

Government Obligation:  To protect human health and the environment from 22 highly toxic chemicals that are persistent Organic pollutants.

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http://www.pops.int

ONGOING PROJECTS/INITIATIVES

Sound Chemicals Management Mainstreaming and UPOPs Reduction Project

PROJECT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT SITE/FUNDING AGENCY/TOTAL FUNDING/DURATION OF THE PROJECT

Objective:

Reducing the releases of U-POPs and other substances of concern and of the related health risk through the implementation of ESM of municipal and healthcare waste and of an integrated institutional and regulatory framework covering management and reporting of POPs.

Site:                           Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru and Kisumu

 Total Funding:      US$ 4.5M

 Agency:                    GEF/UNDP

 Project Duration: 2016 – 2021

 

 

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