Organization   Description Ref
Africa Stockpiles Programme   To clean up and safely dispose of all obsolete pesticide stocks from Africa and establish preventive measures to avoid future accumulation.
Basel Action Network (BAN)   The Basel Action Network is dedicated to preserving and implementing the Basel Ban
Biodiversity   Convention on Biological Diversity. Sustaining Life on Earth. How the Convention on Biological Diversity promotes nature and human well-being
Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)   To achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries.
DANIDA   The Danish Agency for Development Assistance.
EnviroWindows   The European Environment Agency information "marketplace" for local authorities and their stakeholders. It facilitates access to company's information on products, best practices, use of natural resources, and corporate environmental performance.
Envirowise   Government-funded programme offering free, independent advice on practical ways to minimise waste and increase profit
European Commission Waste Unit   The European Unionís approach to waste management
European Topic Centre on Waste and Material Flows   The European portal to information on waste and material flows
FAO   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
GEENET (WHO)   The Global Environmental Epidemiology Network
GEF - The Global Environment Facility   The Global Environment Facility (GEF), established in 1991, helps developing countries fund projects and programs that protect the global environment
Green Earth Organization (GEO)   A non-governmental, non-profit making voluntary, environment, development and peace organization
GTZ   The GTZ is a government-owned corporation for international cooperation with worldwide operations
International HCH & Pesticides Association   Supports the work towards sustainable solutions in production and application of pesticides.
International Labour Organization (ILO)   The UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights.
International Maritime Organization (IMO)   The specialised agency of the United Nations with responsibility for safety and security at sea and the prevention of marine pollution from ships.
IPCS (WHO)   The International Programme of Chemical Safety
London Convention   Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter
Ministries of Environment   Links to Ministries of Environment, Environment (protection) Agencies or Councils and Environment Administrations & Commissions
Montreal Protocol   Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
National Councils for Sustainable Development (NCSDs),   To promote and implement sustainable development at the national level.
OECD   Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPCW   Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Partnerships Programme   Provides information on partnerships and alliances between the UN and the private sector and foundations
Rotterdam Convention   Prior Informed Consent for Certain Hazardous Chemicals in International Trade (PIC)
SAICM   Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management
SPREP   South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Stockholm Convention   A global treaty to protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants (POPs).†
The International Atomic Energy Agency   The world's central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field
The International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE)   A network of government and non-government enforcement and compliance practitioners from more than 150 countries.
Treaty Section of the United Nations   Provides information on the status of over 500 major multilateral instruments deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations
UN Website Locator   Alphabetic Index of Websites of the United Nations System of Organizations
UNCTAD   United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UNEP   The United Nations Environment Programm
UNEP Chemicals   UNEP Chemicals is the center for all chemicals-related activities of the United Nations Environment Programme
UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE)   Provides an integrated response to environmental issues
UNEP Regional Seas Conventions   Regional Seas Conventions and Protocols
UNIDO   Aims to improve the living conditions of people and promote global prosperity through offering tailor-made solutions for the sustainable industrial development
UNITAR   United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Vienna Convention   Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer.
World Bank   A vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world
World Custom Organization (WCO)   Independent, inter-governmental organization dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations
World Health Organization (WHO)   The United Nations specialized agency for health
World Trade Organization WTO   The only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations.
BCRC in Egypt   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for the Arab States in Egypt
BCRC in Nigeria   The Basel Convention Co-ordinating Centre for the African Region in Nigeria
BCRC in Senegal   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for French-speaking countries in Africa in Senegal
BCRC in South Africa   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for English-peaking African countries in South Africa
BCRC in China   The Basel Convention Centre for the Asia and Pacific Region in China
BCRC in Indonesia   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for South-East Asia in Indonesia
BCRC in Slovakia   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Central Europe in Slovakia
BCRC in Argentina   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for the South American Region in Argentina
BCRC in El Salvador   The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Central America and Mexico in El Salvador
BCRC in Uruguay   The Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Latin America and Caribbean region in Uruguay