In this section you can find the updated list of Parties and Signatories to the Basel Convention, the list of ratification/acceptances/approval of the amendment to the Basel Convention (Ban Amendment), the list of signatories and ratifications of the Basel Protocol on Liability and Compensation as well as other related documents and links.
This section contains information relating to national legislation and other regulatory measures adopted by Parties and is intended to assist Parties and others to implement the provisions of the Basel Convention.
Directory of Training
Institutions Offering Activities Aimed at
Improving Capacity for Detection, Prevention and Prosecution
of Cases of Illegal Traffic. Relevant institutions which
are interested in being included in the directory are invited to
complete the forms (available in English,
French and Spanish) and
transmit them (saved as MS Word documents) to the Secretariat
In this section, you can find the terms of reference for the mechanism for promoting implementation and compliance , its current composition and relevant decisions.
This section provides information on the implementation of decision V/32 whereby the Conference of the Parties decided to enlarge the scope of the Technical Cooperation Trust Fund of the Basel Convention to assist Contracting Parties that are developing countries or countries with economies in transition in cases of emergency and compenstion for damage resulting from incidents arising from transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and other wastes and their disposal.
Agreements and Arrangements
section provides all the relevant information
on Bilateral, Multilateral
and Regional Agreements and Arrangements
entered by Parties and others in accordance
with Article 11 of the Basel Convention.
Advice of 5 May 2004, received by the Secretariat from the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, concerning the entry into force of amendments to the Basel Convention (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish)
section contains information relating to the respective
competencies of the Basel Convention and MARPOL
73/78, further to decision VIII/9 adopted by the
eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties
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