Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

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

Date Signed: 23rd May 2001  
Ratification: 24th September 2004  
Enter into Force: 23rd December 2004

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

Focal Point:
NFP

Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
 
Official Contact Point
 
Director
Multilateral Environmental Agreements Department
Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Projects/Initiatives:
Sound Chemicals Management Mainstreaming and Unintetionally Produced Organic Polutants Reduction in Kenya. It is Funded by GEF Trust Fund, UNDP and Ministry of Environment and Forestry.