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                                      Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on

                                       Enhancing Cooperation and Coordination

                                                       for the implementation

                             of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

                                                 in Central and Eastern Europe

                                                             Bratislava, Slovakia

                                                            2-4 November 2010
                                                          MEETING REPORT

Background

The Decision on Cooperation and Coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions by the
three Conferences of the Parties (Basel COP decision IX/10, Rotterdam COP decision RC-4/11, Stockholm COP
decision SC-4/34) recognized that the overarching goal of the three conventions is the protection of human
health and the environment for the promotion of sustainable development and that the objective of enhanced
coordination and cooperation among the three conventions is to contribute to the achievement of that goal.

The same decision establishes that actions taken to enhance coordination and cooperation should be aimed at
strengthening implementation of the three conventions at the national, regional and global levels, promoting
coherent policy guidance. The decision also notes that the processes for enhancing cooperation should respond
to the specific needs of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

The Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on Enhancing Cooperation and Coordination for the implementation
of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in Central and Eastern Europe aimed at offering a holistic
approach to the three Conventions including enhancing cooperation and coordination when implementing the
Conventions. A strong emphasis was put on the implementation of Conventions at national and regional level in
order to share good practices of coordination which facilitate joint-implementation. In addition, a session on
resource mobilization in the field of chemicals and hazardous wastes was provided by UNITAR during the
workshop. The feedback obtained for participants will serve for the further development of the draft guidance on
resource mobilization in the field of chemicals and hazardous wastes.

Previous sessions of this workshop were carried out in 2010 in Pretoria, South Africa and Montevideo, Uruguay.
Another meeting was carried out in Beijing, China in 2011 for the Asian region. The meeting in Bratislava is the
forth meeting of this kind and the first one where the draft guidance on resource mobilization was tested.
Additional meetings will be held in 2011 and 2012.


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Expected Results of the Workshop
    1. Participants will become aware of the process under way to further promote cooperation and
       coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions and its possible implications at
       the regional and national levels;

    2. Participants will have a better understanding of the status of implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam
       and Stockholm Conventions in the region as well as the national priorities identified by Parties to fulfill
       their obligations;

    3. Participants will share information and experience on existing coordination mechanisms at national
       level as well as identify the areas where further coordination might be required;

    4. Participants will be more familiar with the technical and financial opportunities to implement in a
       coordinated way the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in the region.

    5. Participants will receive guidance in relation to resource mobilization strategies for the
       implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Convention.


Overview of the Presentations
The workshop started on Tuesday, 2 November 2010 at 9:00 at the Conference Room of the Hotel Devin in
Bratislava. The regional workshop was opened by Ms. Dana Lapešová, Director of the BCRC Slovakia. Opening
remarks were made by the Mr. Branislav Cimerman, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of the Environment (MoE) of
The Slovak Republic who welcomed all experts and participants. Mr. Vladimir Benko, Director General of the
Slovak Environmental Agency(SEA), institution hosted the Basel Convention Regional Centre, welcomed
participants and provided with information about SEA as institution provided professional support for the MoE.
Ms. Elena Bodíková, PhD, Director of the Waste Management Centre of the SEA informed about detail activities
of the Centre. Mr. Craig Boljkovac, Head of the Chemicals and Waste Management Programme of UNITAR
welcomed the participants and pointed out the importance of the workshop and the development of the guidance
tools on resource mobilization, also Mr. Tarcísio Hardman Reis, Programme Officer of the Rotterdam
Convention welcomed the participants on behalf of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions and
provided information on the background of this workshop.

Chaired by Ms. Dana Lapesová, Director of the Basel Convention Regional Centre in Slovakia, the first day of the
workshop (See Agenda, annex I) continued aiming to provide an introduction to the process of cooperation and
coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions. With this aim several presentations were
carried out by the representatives of the Secretariats of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions with
support of the UNEP MEA coordinator for Central and Eastern Europe, Ms. Mijke Herthogs. Ms. Herthogs
oriented her presentation on existing funding possibilities especially on SAICM Quick Start Programme (QSP). AS
she informed the QSP is aimed on overarching policy strategy and global plan of actions. The QSP is open till
2013 so eligible countries could still submit their project proposals. The first presentation of the Secretariats was
a short introduction on the objectives of the workshop followed by an overview of the Basel, Rotterdam and
Stockholm Conventions. Also, another presentation was made on the status of the implementation of each of the
three conventions in the region. A brief session for questions and answers were held in relation to the morning
session. The first day discussion was aimed at problems with lindane storage, whether eligible countries could
receive financial support fro GEF for updating the NIPs on nine new POPs, on coordination of synergies at
national and regional levels and problems related to the reporting. The representative from the Czech Republic
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infomed other participants about the discussion during the Meeting of the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties
of the Stockholm Convention which was held on 5 October 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland. Polish representative
spoke about her own experiences with problems in communication on synergies at national level. She asked
Secretariat for advice how to proceed.

After lunch break the Secretariats presented the Safe Planet Campaign. This was followed by another
presentation on the SAICM Quick Start Programme Trust Fund and a presentation on the technical assistance
under the three conventions with a special reference to the brokering tool. After that, Mr. Craig Boljkovac
presented on behalf of UNITAR, the Guidance Document on the Resource Mobilization for the Sound
Management of Chemicals (see annex II). This presentation was followed by a presentation from Mr. Marin Kocov
on resource mobilization for chemicals and wastes and the experience of the Former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia. The last presentation of the day was delivered by Mr. Raul Daussa on the OSCE activities related to
the implementation of the Basel Convention.

The second day of the workshop started by the introduction of the working group exercise (See annex III) by Mr.
Hans deKruijf of UNITAR. After the working groups have been established, Mr. Frank Moser of the Secretariat of
the Stockholm Convention delivered a presentation on the role of the Global Environmental Facility in relation to
the Stockholm Convention. This presentation was followed by several presentations from the Slovak
Environmental Agency (National Focal Points to the Basel and Stockholm Conventions) and representative from
the Ministry of Agriculture on experiences on resource mobilization and the implementation of the Basel,
Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions. The afternoon session of the second day served for working group
discussions on opportunities and approaches related to resource mobilization.

The final day of the workshop started by a UNITAR intervention on the use of communication on resource
mobilization on chemicals and wastes. This was followed by a presentation on the role of the Basel Convention
Regional Centre for Central Europe, which was delivered by Ms. Dana Lapesová, a presentation on the Research
Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) and the implementation of the chemicals
conventions by Dr. Holoubek and a presentation on the Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for CIS countries
in the Russian Federation by Dr. Rezepov. Ms. Lapesova presented regional activities of the BCRC Slovakia aimed
at hazardous waste management from beginning of the Centre till present time and on activities focussed on
synergies. All activities of the Centre are in accordance with 10 years Strategic Plan to the implementation of the
Basel Convention and also in accordance with national priorities served countries. Mr. Holoubek spoke about
most important projects and activities of Research centre and on networking partners. Mr. Rezepov mentioned in
his presentation activities of the Centre, legal status of the Centre, problems related to coordination and
cooperation of activities for implementation of all three Conventions and proposed activities for the near future.

After the presentations of the Regional Centres, experiences on resource mobilization and the implementation of
the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions were provided by Ms. Mihaela-Claudia Ciobanu from Romania,
Ms. Gordana Vešligaj from Croatia and Ms. Liudmila Marduhaeva from Moldova. Romanian
representative is in position of national coordinator of the synergies process. I her presentation she
mentioend legislative framework, ministerial order which by which they established a joint working goup
on synergies among all three Conventions. The Order defines roles and tasks. In addition she informed
about resource mobilisationa nd information exchange and clearing house mechanism on health an d
environmental impacts. Croatian representative focussed her presentation on legal framework, current
situation and main task for the future for competent authorities of all three Conventions.

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The last part of the discussions in the working groups was held after lunch on the topics of “raising awareness and
selling the strategy” and “maintaining the strategy”. Later, presentations on experiences on resource mobilization
and the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions were delivered by Ms. Liudmila
Marduhaeva from Moldova and Ms. Gulshira Atemova from Kazakhstan.

In the last session of the workshop the three working groups presented their draft strategies and the conclusions
of their discussions. A copy of the presentation of each group is contained in annex IV. After a wrap up
discussion, Ms. Dana Lapesova, Director of the BCRC Slovakia, closed the workshop at 18:00 of the 4th
November 2010.




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ANNEX I – AGENDA OF THE WORKSHOP

                               Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on

                                Enhancing Cooperation and Coordination

                                                for the implementation

                      of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

                              in Central and Eastern European Countries

                                                      Bratislava, Slovakia

                                                        2-4 November 2010




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                                                          Final Agenda

Tuesday, 2 November 2010 - Introduction to the Process of Cooperation and
      Coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
08:30 -
                 Registration of participants
09:00
                                                                              - Environmental
                                                                              Agency, Slovakia
                                                                              - Director of the Basel
                                                                              Convention Regional
09:00 -                                                                       Centre for Central and
                 Opening remarks                                              Eastern Europe in
09:30
                                                                              Slovakia
                                                                              - Secretariat of the
                                                                              Rotterdam Convention
                                                                              - UNITAR
09:30 - 9:45                                   Coffee break
9:45 -
                 Introduction of the participants
10:15
10:15 -
                 Objectives to the workshop                                   Secretariats
10:30
10:30 -
                 The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions               Secretariats
11:00

11:00 –          The Decisions on Cooperation and Coordination among the
                                                                              Secretariats
11:30            Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

11:30 -          Update on the implementation of each Convention in Central
                                                                              Secretariats
12:00            and Eastern Europe with review of Parties’ needs

12:00 –
                                                Lunch break
14:00
                 Technical and financial assistance under the Conventions:
                    a. Technical assistance under the three Conventions;
14:00 –
                    b. Existing funding; particularly SAICM Quick Start       TBC
15:00
                       Programme Trust Fund (QSP TF);
                    c. New initiatives: Brokering Tool.
15:00 -
                                               Coffee break
15:20

15:20 -          Summary of the discussions in the morning
                                                                              BCRC Slovakia
16:00            Q&A



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                 Overview of Guidance Document: Resource Mobilization for
16:00 –          the Sound Management of Chemicals.                         UNITAR
17:00
                 Introduction to the Working Groups.

17:00 -
                 The Safe Planet Campaign                                   Secretariats
17:20

                 Experiences on resource mobilization and the
17:20 -
                 implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm       TBC
18:00
                 Conventions

19:00 –
                 Reception for the participants of the workshop
22:00

Wednesday, 3 November 2010 - Resource Mobilization on the Field of Chemicals and
     Hazardous Wastes (UNITAR)


09:00 –
                 Working groups: Step I & II                                UNITAR
10:20

10:00 -
                                               Coffee break
10:20
                 Experiences on resource mobilization and the
10:20 -
                 implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm       TBC
12:30
                 Conventions
12:30 -
                                                Lunch break
14:00

14:00 -          Introduction to Step 3
                                                                            UNITAR
15:30            Discussions
15:30 -
                                               Coffee break
15:50

15:50 -          Introduction to Step 4
                                                                            UNITAR
18:00            Discussions

Thursday, 4 November 2010 - Resource Mobilization on the Field of Chemicals and
      Hazardous Wastes (UNITAR)



                 The role of the Basel Convention Regional Centre for
09:00 - 9:15                                                                Ms. Dana Lapesová
                 Central Europe in Slovakia




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                 The Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the
9:15 - 9:30      Environment (RECETOX) and the implementation of the          Dr. Houloubek
                 chemicals conventions




                 The Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for CIS countries
9:30 – 9:45                                                                   Dr. Rezepov
                 in the Russian Federation




                 Experiences on resource mobilization and the
9:45 –
                 implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm         TBC
10:30
                 Conventions


10:30 -
                                               Coffee break
10:50

10:50 -          Introduction to Step 5
                                                                              UNITAR
12:30            Discussions
12:30 -
                                                Lunch break
13:30

13:30 -          Introduction to Step 6
                                                                              UNITAR
15:30            Discussions
15:30 -
                                               Coffee break
15:50
                  Presentations of the working groups:
15:50 –
                 - Draft strategies                                           UNITAR
18:00
                 - Feedback on the guidance

18:00            Closure of the workshop




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ANNEX II – SUMMARY OF UNITAR PRESENTATION ON THE GUIDANCE
DOCUMENT ON RESOURCE MOBILIZATION

Countries that are working towards meeting the many international, national and other commitments
related to protecting the environment and human health from the negative effects of chemicals and
wastes have long been limited by lack of resources. At the international level, the Basel, Stockholm and
Rotterdam Conventions attempt to find synergies that can, in part, result in the more efficient and
effective allocation of such limited resources in a manner that can further assist countries in achieving
their commitments. Other international agreements, such as the Strategic Approach to International
Chemicals Management (SAICM), also assist countries with achieving the same goals by acting as an
umbrella agreement for the sound management of chemicals and wastes.

The main objectives of the guidance are aimed towards assisting countries and other stakeholders both
inside and outside the government to:

        Understand their current, internal (within the country) situation regarding resource mobilization
         issues, and identify resource-related priorities
        Understand and appreciate the various opportunities (including sources and tools) for resource
         mobilization at the international level (through financial mechanisms of conventions, other
         funding sources – both bilateral and multilateral, and through entities which can offer human
         resources-related technical assistance)
        Coordinate at the national level to ensure efficient and effective pursuit of resources;
        Develop a strategy, endorsed at a high level, to assist with ensuring a coherent and strategic
         approach to resource mobilization is realized at the national level Convention Secretariat.

However, there are challenges facing developing and transition countries who have limited human and
financial resources. Furthermore, the majority of agreements to-date are not accompanied by resources
that are adequate to ensure the protection of human health and environment. Furthermore, some
financial arrangements such as the SAICM Quick Start Programme Trust Fund which will run only till
2013 are temporary. As a result, the most important source of financial and technical resources at
present is the Global Environment Facility (GEF) with GEF-eligible countries benefitting from enabling,
capacity building, investments and other projects to implement the Stockholm Convention.
Consequently, the lack of financial income and technical capacity is a key barrier that hinders countries
in implementing their national priorities under the Stockholm Convention. Based on prior experiences,
countries still need essential capacity assistance and thus, may not be able to make full use of financial
resources provided for under the Convention. Therefore, the brokering tool serves as a planning
mechanism for the donor and recipient community in deciding on cooperation with other partners in
the chemicals and waste area.

 Goals of the Brokering Tool

 Enhancing the communication among stakeholders, such as recipients and
 donors, donors and donors, as well as recipients and recipients
 Facilitation of partnerships
 Providing advice


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 Enhanced dissemination of good practices and lessons learned
 Foster regional and global cooperation



Other challenges, learnt through past country-based capacity-building initiatives, are relevant in showing
the preferred achievement and lasting stability of these programmes; and thus, deal directly with the
subject of availability and sustainability of these resources. Past experiences in participating countries
show that low priority is given to chemicals safety issues on both the national and international agenda.
In conjunction with this, it seems that there are internal competitions for resources amongst the
ministries’ departments coupled with an absence of a clear national chemicals management policy. In
addition, lack of a central coordinating body in order to aid the exchange of information concerning the
financial aspects of chemicals management along with a lack of awareness on procedures to explore and
acquire external monetary assistance creates additional problems. While it is relevant to note that there
are certain sources of financial support such as the GEF for the Stockholm Convention and SAICM
Quick Start Programme Trust Fund, it is clear that further development can be made. Therefore, a
potential objective for a chemicals-related resource mobilization strategy for countries could be to
“ensure, within a reasonable time frame, that adequate internal and external resources are committed for
implementation of aspects (essential issues) of chemicals management at the national level”. In order to attain
that goal, the strategy can serve the following objectives to help ensure success:

        raise awareness regarding chemicals issues among decision-makers and the public;

        put chemicals-related issues higher on a country’s internal priority list;

        those responsible for chemicals issues understand the country’s internal decision-making
         processes for allocation of internal governmental resources;

        those responsible for chemicals issues improve their knowledge of external funding
         opportunities – and details of the process of obtaining such funding

Progress towards building or strengthening a financial resource mobilization strategy (FRMS) can rely on
a number of steps:

    Step 1: forming a FRMS Task Force with representation from government ministries/agencies and
    stakeholders (preferably reporting directly to the Project Committee) and developing Terms of
    Reference for the work of the Task Force for developing a FRMS that reflects the goal and
    objectives outlined above;

    Step 2: conducting a situation analysis that comprises, inter alia, an in-depth analysis of how the
    decision-making process works for financial resource allocation, and what external funding
    opportunities exist (both bilateral and multilateral);

    Step 3: identifying which opportunities for resource mobilization have a reasonable chance of
    success (through a prioritization process);

    Step 4: coordinating chemicals-related requests for resources in a coherent and systematic way;

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                   Box: Critical Path for a Financial Resource Mobilisation Strategy

                                                                        Engaging and raising awareness of




                                                                                                            decision-makers
                   Understanding internal
                   and external processes                                  Sound
                   for decision-making on                                 planning
                     resource allocation




                                                                       Agreeing to Co-
                                                                          ordinate




                                                                          Activating

                                                                        the Strategy



                                                            Internal                   External
                                                            funders                    funders




                                                               Internal                 External
                                                             resources                 resources
                                                              procured                  procured




    Step 5: the process of “selling” the strategy to decision-makers; and

    Step 6: continuous maintenance of the strategy to ensure that it remains useful and relevant.

The newly formed FRMS Task force should consist of (1) multiple key ministries, agencies, stakeholders
(2) should be chaired or co-chaired by an official familiar with or part of the internal resource allocation
process. For instance, this person could be an official from the central planning office or one who is
responsible for decisions related to resource allocation; the other co-chair should be familiar with
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chemicals issues. Furthermore, stakeholder representation could come from certain NGOs who are
well-known for proposal preparation, making the most of limited funds, etc. TORs for the Task Force,
including work plan and budget, should be similar in structure to the TOR for the Project Action Plan
and other “horizontal issues.” The Task Forces Goals and objectives should be reflected in the TORs.

Preparing a situation analysis for understanding the decision-making processes for resource mobilization,
involves a methodical understanding within the country and how it (1) makes decisions regarding overall
development priorities (2) how external funders evaluate and support country initiatives. Clear
understandings of which chemicals-related activities are planned and/or underway in the country along
with sharing information on such activities will greatly assist in assuring donors that a well coordinated,
coherent approach to chemicals management is being undertaken by the country (a recent National
profile can be a valued asset in this regard).

After the situation analysis is completed, the next step for the Task Force may be to prioritize
opportunities for resource mobilization based on insights obtained from the situation analysis.
Furthermore, the Task Force should organize their approach to funders by proposing chemicals-related
activities in order to maximize their chances of success. A small pilot project or demonstration can be
presented to decision-makers in order to showcase concrete applications of resource mobilization.
Once the strategy is in place, regular evaluation of the FRMS needs to be ensured to guarantee that it
reflects an accurate reflection of country priorities. Therefore, re-evaluation of priorities should occur
in a systematic and justifiable way. As a result, an evaluative process should commence soon after the
strategy comes into effect.

There is no simple path for a country to follow that ensures successful resource mobilization.
Demonstrating a sound strategy to those who make decisions on internal funding and to external
funders can be aided by careful chemicals-related planning, consensus on priorities, in-depth research,
information exchange, interministerial co-ordination and strategic thinking. Nevertheless, by working
towards integrated approaches at the national level in a systematic way and achieving consensus within
government and with society, the chances for sustainable resource allocation and therefore successful
meeting priority goals (including Convention obligations) are greatly enhanced.




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ANNEX III – SUMMMARY OF THE WORKING GROUPS

The goal of the working groups was to develop a chemicals-related resource mobilization strategy.
Therefore, the strategies that the working groups were meant to develop serve the following objectives:

        raise awareness regarding chemicals issues among decision-makers and the public;

         put chemicals-related issues higher on a country’s internal priority list;

        those responsible for chemicals issues understand the country’s internal decision-making
         processes for allocation of internal governmental resources;

         those responsible for chemicals issues improve their knowledge of external funding
         opportunities – and details of the process of obtaining such funding

The working groups were asked to go through 6 steps, found in the guidance document, in order to
achieve their objectivies:

        Step 1: Establishing a task force and terms of reference, work plan and budget

        Step 2: Preparing a situation analysis: understanding decision-making processes for resource
         mobilisation

         Step 3: Opportunities

         Step 4: Approaches

         Step 5: Raising awareness and “selling the strategy”

        Step 6: Maintaining the strategy

Following the presentation by Mr. Hans deKruijf of UNITAR, the participants were divided into 3 groups
with each group having one Chair and one Rapporteur. The groups were represented as follows:

Group 1 (Russian):

Chair – Dr. Vyalit Rezepov, Deputy Director of ANO Center for International Projects from the
Russian Federation.

Rapporteur – Dr. Vyalit Rezepov

Group 2:

Chair – Mr. Karel Bla’ha, Director, Department Environmental Risks, Ministry of Environment from
Czech Republic

Rapportuer – Mr. Máté Kovács, Chief Counsellor, Ministry of Rural Development, Department of
Environmental Development from Hungary

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Group 3:

Chair – Ms Marin Kocov, Manager, Ozone & POPs Unit, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Rapportuer – Ms Biserka Bastijancic-Kokic , Head, Department of Chemicals, Ministry of Health and
Social Welfare




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ANNEX IV – PRESENTATIONS OF THE WORKING GROUPS

Group 1:

Chair – Dr. Vyalit Rezepov - RU
Rapporteur – Dr. Vyalit Rezepov – RU

Step 1

The general view was to establish a Task Force (TF) at the national level, promoted by a governmental
decree, leaded by the competent authority for chemical issues (usually MoEnv.), comprising of the
following sectors:

        Government, including local authorities;
        Private sector;
        Public sector (e.g. NGO’s);
        Academic, scientific institutions.

The activities of the Task Force will be initiated and lead by the minister of the competent authority for
chemical issues. The minister should be advised and permanently updated on the new developments
under the chemical agenda by the OCPs/NFPs/DNAs.

Taking into account the different governmental structures of the countries, the governmental sector
should be represented by the relevant “competent authorities” who are involved in the chemical issues
but in the same time being cautious in not invite too many ministries.

The private sector should be represented in the TF preferably by professional associations and
Chambers of Commerce, and not by individual companies.

Regarding public sector, the general view was that it should be represented by the NGOs which have
relevant international experience, good international networking and good experts. Also it could be
useful to invite foundations as a new possible donor for chemicals issues.

Public sector should also be represented by academia and scientific & research institutions, as well as the
regional centers which could play in important role in solving the chemical issues, as they have been
mandated by the relevant COPs to act their regions.

Terms of References (ToRs)

The ToRs should define the following elements:

        Objectives;
        Human and financial resources;
        Tasks and responsibilities of TF members;
        Size of the TF (permanent and invited);
        Timetables, timeframes and deadlines;
        Setting the Plans for resources mobilization;

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        Reporting requirements;
        Evaluation (usually should be done annually and promoted at the highest level);

Step 2

It was generally recognized that the chemical issues should be placed at the highest possible level, using
national strategic documents, such as Nationals Strategies on Sustainable Development, NIPs, National
Strategies for Environmental Issues (waste management, health, etc.), and National Profiles for
Chemicals Management.

Internal resource allocation

The main source of funding identified was the national budget which could allocate important resources
depending on the inclusion of the chemical issues on the national strategic documents and the
prioritization at the national level.

Other internal funding resources identified were the National Environmental Funds, budgets of the local
and regional authorities as well as different national programmes allocating funds for chemical issues.
Also the tax and fees requested by the environmental authorities could represent an important source
of financing if it would return to respective budgets.

The incentives given to the private sector could represent a key-action in attracting their contributions
in solving the chemical issues. These incentives could consist of granting eco-labels; implement the
environmental management and audit schemes, green procurements and responsible care programmes.

If the countries want to run a minimum number of projects in this field they need minimum of resources
to be allocated.

External resources allocation

External resources allocation could be realized by:

        Financial mechanisms under the specific MEAs;
        Bilateral and/or multilateral agreements;
        International donors;
        International Foundations;
        European Union;

Before start to seek for funding it is of great importance to screening the potential donors and targets
the right ones.

The channels to get to the potential donors are quite different among the region and could involve
specialized departments within the ministries (MFA), bilateral meetings, preparations of protocols etc.



Step 3

Opportunities

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The main idea was that there is never enough money to solve the current issues which countries
confront of. The personal relations of the in charge personnel with various possible donors it is
sometimes crucial as well as the development of incentives for the private sector in create opportunities
for getting funding.

Step 4

Approaches

The coordinating chemicals related requests for resources should be done in a systematic way by trying
to harmonize the different departments/bodies of the different authorities.

The most of the funders require co-financing which comes entirely into the responsibility of the
government. Also the requests for funding should take into account the funder’s requirements and meet
the deadlines.

In the same time not only the cash itself are important but also the in-kind contribution (is important to
approach the NGO’s, local and regional authorities).

Step 5

“Selling” the strategy

The awareness of chemical issues are getting better within the region but still remains a lot to be done.
In order to maintain a permanent awareness raising the key stakeholders and the decisions makers
should be involved since the beginning and for this action the TF represents the main platform of
information exchange.

It is important to create or invent special chemical-related meetings, events, field visits in order to
attract the interest of the decision makers. Also is worth spending some resources on publications
related to chemical issues but a balance it should be maintained.

Sometimes is crucial to link the chemical issues to other issues of priority in order to give it better
ranking in the national priority list (e.g. define the linkages between climate changes and chemicals).

Public awareness should be improved by identifying the targets and target groups and by development of
adequate programmes. To increase public awareness it is necessary and crucial to maintain a permanent
exchange of information as well as to create some kind of clearing-house mechanism.

Step 6

Maintenance



Continuous maintenance of the strategy implies a periodic evaluation which needs to be reported to the
highest possible level (Parliament). If new priorities or changes of priorities appear these should be
introduced at the TF meetings. These changes are connected with some timeframes or deadlines
imposed by the MEAs or set by the plans, programmes of strategies.

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Group 2:

Chair – Mr. Karel Blaha – CZ
Rapporteur – Mr. Mate Kovacs – HU




                                                         Step 1

                   Government involvement with competent authorities
                      like environment health, agriculture ministries
                     Experts from institutions, or faculties consultancy
                      freelancers, Private sector like industry, Chamber of
                      commerce, Ngos
                     whole agreement, time table for meetings and
                      detailed agenda
                     amount of budget
                     members of steering committee




                                                         Step 2

                   Mostly are recognized
                   Strategies and nationals and country programs
                   implementation of nips MEAs and EU legislation
                   mostly from the state budget
                   human resources are rather weak because of restrictions
                    to employ new staf, financial resources are not so weak
                   taxes and subsidies mainly go to national treasure,
                    environmental funds exist that can be potential revenues
                    of funds
                   funds for wastes, biofuel and other env. Funds




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                   There are no resources that we are aware of that are not
                      allocated.
                     Open ended but beyond a year (three times a year)
                     Departments make proposals and submit them to
                      minister
                     There is standardized process in many countries for
                      allocation of resources
                     Not enough possibilities to access internal human
                      resources
                     Industry (few companies ) can contribute, ngos in our
                      countries are not in the position to give money




                                               External funding




                   Developing countries, GEF, MLF, bilateral fund, QSP
                   Data in Fact sheets updated on bilateral assistance
                    for chemical management
                   We don’t know
                   Macedonia- to get as much as possible. There is a
                    policy and procedure in ever country.
                   Yes




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                                                         Step 3

                   For ODS – MLF, for SC- GEF and bilaterals, for
                      SAICM – QSP, Rotterdam and Basel – limited
                      opportunities
                     Bilateral-SIDA, - SDS ,JICA, NORAD
                     Members of EU as Sweden and Denmark plus
                      Norway and Switzerland and Japan, OECD
                     Yes - USA Japan
                     There are probably some funders that may be
                      approached




                   Cement industry could be possible source for BC
                    (burn tires oil other suitable wastes. Electronic
                    wastes.
                   Tax exemptions for new technologies, custom duties
                    facilitated, chemical legislation as an instrument.




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                                                         Step 4

                   Health, environment , agriculture
                   Internal process is in place.
                   Yes, efforts have been made
                   Proposals have to be consistent with funders
                    requirements.
                   Deadlines have to be met if needed.




                                                         Step 5

                   Low level of awareness among key decision makers,
                      better level among senior policy advisors
                     Not regular lines but occasional
                     Key decision makers can be involved early on in the
                      process and it facilitates the process
                     Decision makers are briefed regularly
                     Funders can be briefed on chemicals related
                      activities
                     Funders have been invited to chemicals related
                      meetings




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                   Tools are available but difficult to optimize them in real
                      situation
                     There are brochures, leaflets and other communication
                      tools being brought to the attention of funders.
                     Chemical management issues appear in general
                      government documents , mainly in reports to EU
                     Information sources exist for instance NFP, DNA and
                      their websites
                     Public awareness on chemicals rangs from 1-2 on a scale
                      0-5 but its different in different areas and groups
                     Education of children, booklets , leaflets, movies, adds,
                      articles in newspapers, TV programs, special campaigns




                                                         Step 6

                   Changes are foreseen due to obligations to comply with
                      new legislation (regulations, conventions, amendments
                      to directives etc.)
                     Through the amendments of legislation and reports,
                      strategies
                     Mechanisms for addressing unforeseen priorities can be
                      put into place through focal points
                     The criteria have to be clear and measurable, be adequate
                      to the list of goals set in the beginning of the process
                     The review of the strategy can be done by surveys
                      monitoring, reports, meeting the deadlines




Group 3:




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Chair – Ms Marin Kocov – Macedonia
Rapporteur – Ms Biserka Bastijancic-Kokic – Croatia


Step 1 Establishing Task Force and Terms of Reference, Work Plan and Budget

    1. How is the Task Force best organized?
    2. Who should be included?
    3. What should be included in the Terms-of-Reference?

Formation of Task Force at National level

Establishment of Task Force:

         1. A number of key Ministries,
            Ministries of Environment, Health, Industry, Emergency Situations, Chemistry, Agriculture,
            Energy, Labour, Science and Education, the Customs.
         2. Stakeholders,
         3. A number of interested Agencies,
         4. Scientific Institutions,
         5. NGO’s.

TOR of the Task Force:

    1. Development of Working plan, which includes goals and objectives, responsibilities, time of
       execution and the form of reporting,
    2. Development of the Activity Strategy,
    3. Development of the activity budget.

Step 2 Situation Analysis

Is chemicals management/safety a recognised priority on the national policy and development agendas?

How are priority issues determined by government within the country?

What are the current and planned chemicals-related activities within the country that would benefit
from financial resource mobilisation?

Priorities:

It depends from the ratification of Conventions.

Activities in the field of chemicals are realized at federal and regional levels and financed from the State
and Regional budgets.

Priority issues in chemicals are determined by government from the National Implementation Plans for
Conventions.

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Internal resource allocation


         1. How are internal resources presently allocated for chemicals issues?
            State budget, Environment fund, Internal Donors.

         2. What possibilities exist within the country for procuring internal financial and human
            resources?
            NGO, expertise.

         3. What taxes and subsidies exist for sectors involved in chemicals and waste management?
            Can these be accessed/re-profiled as potential revenue streams?
            Taxes for wastes, emissions, releases of harmful substances.

         4. Are there internal programmes that can be accessed?
            There are internal programs

         5. Are there resources that remain unallocated within the country on a regular basis?
            No unallocated resources.

         6. What is the time frame for making decisions regarding the allocation of resources
            There are different time frames for making decisions regarding the allocation of resources.

         7. Who within the ministry/department makes resource allocation decisions and how?
            There are different procedures in different countries.

         8. Is there a standardised process for organising input into the resource allocation process (e.g.
            a government committee)?
            For Environment fund there is a standardized process for organizing input into resource
            allocation.

         9. Is there a possibility to access internal non-financial (human) resources?
            There are no possibilities to access internal non-financial resources.

         10. What contributions can industry and NGOs make in terms of resources?
             Industry and NGO’s can make financial contributions in terms of resources.

External funding

    1. What external funders (e.g. developed country governments, multilateral institutions and non-
       governmental sources) exist?1
       All funders mentioned as examples.




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    2. Which multilateral, regional or bilateral development co-operation/lending institutions are
       present in the country?
       UNDP, World Bank, UNEP, Regional ecological Centres, .

    3. How do external funders make decisions regarding which initiatives to support?
       Steering body of the organization.

    4. What is the government’s policy on procuring external assistance and seeking development co-
       operation? What procedures are followed?
       In different countries there are government’s policies on procuring external assistance.

    5.    There are existing international initiatives that provide funding (for example, related to the
         main chemicals and wastes conventions) that can either directly or indirectly be of benefit for
         priority chemicals issues for the country?
         There are existing international initiatives that provide funding.

Step 3 Opportunities

What kinds of instruments can be developed that provide incentives for industry and commerce to be
key contributors to chemicals management initiatives?

Opportunities

    1. What internal and external funding programmes are the “best fit” for chemicals work – for
       example, which have sufficient funding, an optimum funding cycle that is in line with chemicals
       priorities, and a commitment to the subject area?
       The Internal funding Program that has an optimum funding cycle and that is in line with
       chemicals priorities.
       The External funding Program is the commitment to the subject area.

    2. Which external funders are most familiar with the country?
       World Bank, GEF, EBRD, SAICOM “Trust Fund”, donor countries, Montreal Protocol Fund.

    3. Which funders include chemicals as a priority issue area on a regular basis?
       GEF, SAICAM “Trust Fund”, donor countries, Montreal Protocol Fund.

    4. Are there funders without a presence in the country that are considered good prospects for
       approaching?
       There are.

    5. Are there funders that have no history on chemicals issues/are not in the country that might be
       approached?
       We do not know.

    6. Have non-governmental (e.g. private foundations, industry) organisations been considered as a
       possible source?

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         Public or private partnership could be a possible source.

    7. What kinds of instruments can be developed that provide incentives for industry and commerce
       to be key contributors to chemicals management initiatives?
       Incentives developed by the law


Step 4 Approaches


    1. Which ministries/agencies (i) intend to approach, (ii) are in the process of approaching, (iii) have
       approached funders for chemicals projects?
       The following Ministries: Agriculture, Health, Environment.

    2. Is an internal process in place to co-ordinate both chemicals-related and non-chemicals related
       submissions to the same funders?
       Yes they coordinate submissions to the same funders.

    3. Have efforts been made to harmonise, where possible and practical, potentially competing
       submissions to funders?
       Yes.

    4. Are proposals for funding consistent with funders’ requirements (for example, matching
       funds/in-kind contributions)?
       Yes, proposals are consistent with funders requirements

    5. Can submission deadlines be met?
       Yes, submission deadlines can be met.


Step 5 Raising Awareness

Internal and external decision-makers

    1. What is the current level of awareness regarding chemicals issues among key decision-makers,
       including relevant political figures such as ministers, senior policy advisors and influential figures
       outside government.

         The current level of awareness regarding chemicals issues among key decision-makers is
         medium.

    2. Have regular lines of communication with representatives of external funders been established?
       Yes, but not regularly.




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    3. Can key decision-makers be involved early on in the process? Can they endorse the FRMS
       and/or facilitate the cooperation of other agencies and ministries that might not initially be
       engaged on chemicals issues
       Yes, they can.

    4. Are internal decision-makers (e.g. ministers, central decision-making authorities, other key
       officials) briefed on domestic chemicals-related activities on a regular basis?
       Yes, but not regularly.

    5. Have multilateral/bilateral funders within the country been similarly briefed on domestic
       chemicals-related activities?
       Yes, but not regularly

    6. Have funders/senior officials been invited to attend chemicals-related meetings, events, field
       visits, etc.?
       Yes.

    7. Have other key tools for awareness-raising (e.g. strategic briefings, visits from senior figures
       from outside the country) for decision-makers been identified?
       Yes.

    8. Have chemicals-related products, such as programme brochures, hazard communication tools
       and website addresses been brought to the attention of external funders?
       All this information is available.

    9. Do chemicals management issues appear in any general government documents (e.g. annual
       reports, press releases, budget speeches, planning documents) that outline overall priorities,
       and, if so, have they been brought to the attention of external funders?
       All this information is available.

    10. What information sources exist within the country and internationally that address the links
        between chemicals issues and other issues of priority?
        Poorly developed

Public awareness

    1. What is the general level of public awareness on chemicals issues

         Low Level.

    2. What activities can take place to enhance public awareness?
       Information of people through mass media, etc.

Step 6 Maintaining the Strategy


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    1. Are any changes foreseen in chemicals-related priorities in the near- and longer-term?
       Yes.

    2. If so, is it possible to relate any “new” priorities to existing ones?
       Yes, it is possible.

    3. How are new priorities brought into the process?
       Through the evaluation process

    4. Has a mechanism for addressing unforeseen priorities (e.g. attention to a non-priority chemicals
       issue due to an accident) been put into place?
       There is no mechanism.

Evaluating the Strategy

Criteria:

Efficiency sustainability and reduction of risks
Regular Monitoring.




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                                 ANNEX V – LIST OF THE PARTICIPANTS

  Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on Enhancing Cooperation and Coordination for
            the Implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in
               Central and Eastern Europe, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2-4 November 2010


ARMENIA
Ms. Anahit Aleksandryan
Head
Hazardous Substance and Waste Management Department
Ministry of Nature Protection
Governmental Building 3,
Republic Square 0010 Yerevan
Republic of Armenia
Tel.: +374 (10) 538838
Fax: +374 (10) 538838
Email: anahit_aleksandryan@yahoo.com


AZERBAIJAN
Mr. Gulmani Suleymanov
Director
Climate Change and Ozone Center
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
1073 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 (12) 566 2794
Fax: +86 (10) 8491 3897
Email: gulmali_climate@yahoo.com



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Mr. Adil Zeynalov
Head
Hazardous Waste Sector
Environmental Protection Department
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources
1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel.: +994 (12) 439 6787
Fax: +994 (12) 439 6787
Email: adilzeynalov@mail.zu


CROATIA
Ms. Biserka Bastijancic-Kokic
Head
Department of Chemicals
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
1000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4607 564
Fax: +385 1 4698 498 Email: Biserka.Bastijancic-Kokic@mzss.hr


Ms. Gordana Vešligaj, Bsc.Biol.
Head of Section for plans and programs in waste
management
Ministry of environmental protection, physical planning and construction
Directorate for environmental management,
Waste sector,
Department for special categories of waste

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Republike Austrije 14
HR - 10 000 Zagreb
CROATIA
Tel: ++385 1 3717 148
Fax: ++385 1 3782 157
E-mail: gordana.vesligaj@mzopu.hr


CZECH REPUBLIC

Mr. Karel Bla’ha
Director
Department Environmental RISUS
Ministry of Environment
Vrjovicka 65
100 10 Prage 10
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 26712 2083
Fax: +420 26731 0013
Email: Karel.Blaha@mzp.cz


HUNGARY

Mr. Máté Kovács
Chief Counsellor
Ministry of Rural Development
Department of Environmental Development
1011 Budapest, Fő u. 44-50.
Tel: (06-1)457-3300/639
Fax: (06-1)201-3056
Email: mate.kovacs@vm.gov.hu


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KAZAKHSTAN
Ms. Gulshira Atemova
Chief Expert
Committee of Ecological Regulation and Control
Ministry of Environmental Protection
Astana City Orynbor str. 8
Ministry House, 14
010000, Astana
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 7172 74 08 16
Fax: +7 7172 74 08 37
Email: gulsgira73@mail.ru


Ms. Diana Mukanova
Deputy Director
Dept. of Implementation of Intl. Ecological
Standards on Environmental Protection
Ministry of Environmental Protection
Astana City Orynbor str. 8
Ministry House, 14
010000, Astana
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 7172 74 01 92
Fax: +7 7172 74 08 66
Email: mukanova@eco.gov.kz


MACEDONIA
Mr. Marin Kocov

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Manager
Ozone & POPs Unit
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Bul. Goce Delcev bb
1000 Skopje
Republic of Macedonia
Tel: +398 2 3119-622
Fax: +389 2 3119-622
Email: ozonunit@unet.com.mk


MOLDOVA
Ms. Liudmila Marduhaeva
Main Advisory Officer
National OCP and Focal Point to the Stockholm Convention
National DNA to the Rotterdam Convention
National SAICM Focal Point
Division of Pollution Prevention and Waste Management
Ministry of Environment
9, Cosmonautilor St., MD-2005,
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Tel.: (373 22) 20 45 26
Fax: (373 22) 22 62 54 / 22 68 58
E-mail: liudmila@moldovapops.md                 or l.marduhaeva@mail.md


Ms. Veronica Tertea
Advisory Officer
Division on Environmental Agriculture, Renewable Resources and Irrigations
Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry

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162, Stefan cel Mare Bld.
MD-2004 Chisinau
Republic of Moldova
Tel.: +373 22 21 01 37
Fax: +373 22 21 02 04 Email: veroter@gmail.com


POLAND
Mr. Marek Porycki
Chief Specialist
Department of Market Control
Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection
ul. Wawelska 52/54
00-922 Warsaw
Poland
Tel.: +48 22 57 92 249
Fax: +48 22 57 92 302 Email: m.porycki@gios.gov.pl
Ms. Magdalena Balicka
Senior Specialist
Department for Risk Assessment
Bureau for Chemical Substances and Preparations
91-019 Lodz
Poland
Tel.: +48 42 2538 413
Fax: +48 42 2538 444
Email: mbalicka@chemikalia.gov.pl


Mr. Jedrzej Witkowski
Specialist

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Bureau for Chemical Substances and Preparations
Dowborczyków 30/34 Street
90-019 Lodz Poland
Tel.+48 42 2538 400/414
Fax: +48 42 2538 444
Email: jedrzej.witkowski@chemikalia.gov.pl


Ms. Edyta Kozłowska
Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection
Division of Transboundary Movement of Waste
Wawelska St 52/54
PL-00922 Warsaw
Tel. +48 22 579 22 49
Fax. +48 22 579 23 02
Email: e.kozlowska@gios.gov.pl
ROMANIA
Ms. Mihaela-Claudia Ciobanu
Counselor
Pollution Control and Impact Assessment Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Forests
12 Libertatii Blvd, 5th District
040129 Bucharest
Romania
Tel.: +40 21 316 04 21
Fax: +40 21 316 04 21
Email: mihaela.ciobanu@mmediu.ro
SERBIA
Ms. Tatjana Markova Milinkovic
Specialist
Chemicals and Biocidal Products Management Department


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Serbian Chemicals Agency
11070 Belgrade
Serbia
Tel.: +38111 228 3367
Fax: +38111 228 3371
Email: tatjana.m.milinkovic@ekoplan.gov.rs


Ms. Penka Nikolovski
Adviser
Department for Waste management
Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning
1, Omladinskih brigada str.
11070 Novi Beograd, Republic Serbia
Tel: +381 11 3131-223
Fax: +381 11 3131-220
Email: penka.nikolovski@ekoplan.gov.rs


SLOVAKIA
Ms. Natasa Horecna
National Focal Point of the Stockholm Convention, Head of Department of Risk Assessment of
Chemicals
Chemicals/ Risk Assessment of Chemicals Slovak Environmental Agency
Hanulova 5/D
Tel.: +421-2-60 20 16 14
Fax: +421-2-64 28 26 83 Email: natasa.horecna@sazp.sk




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Ms. Katarina Lenkova Focal Point of the Basel Convention - Expert
Waste Management/Focal Point of the Basel Convention
Slovak Environmental Agency
Hanulova 5/D
844 40 Bratislava
Slovakia
Tel: 421 2 6020 1643
Fax:: 421 2 6428 2683
Email: katarina.lenkova@sazp.sk


Ing. Bronislava Škarbová, PhD.
Cief State Counsellor
Plant Production Department
Ministry of Agriculture
Dobrovičova 12
812 66 Bratislava
Tel : +421 2 59 266 402/ +421 910 891 079
Fax : +421 2 59 266 358
Email: bronislava.skarbova@land.gov.sk


UNITED NATIONS INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH (UNITAR)


Prof. H.A.M. de Kruijf
Senior Training Advisor
Chemical and Waste Department
DEN DAM 10
7084 BH Breedenbroek
Netherlands

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Tel: +31 315 330852
Email: hansamdekruijf@hotmail.com hans.dekruijf@unitar.org


Mr. Craig Boljkovac
Manager
Chemicals and Waste Management
Programme
United Nations Institute for Training and
Research (UNITAR)
Palais des nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland
Fax No.: 1 41 22 917 8047
E-mail: craig.boljkovac@unitar.org


Ms. Virginia Doss
Consultant
Chemicals and Waste Management Programme (CWM)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
International Environment House
11-13 chemin des Anémones
CH-1219 Châtelaine (GE)
Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (22) 917 85 23
Fax: +41 (22) 917 80 47
Email: Virginia.Doss@unitar.org




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ROTTERDAM COVENTION
Mr. Tarcísio Hardman Reis
Programme Officer
Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention
International Environment House I
15, Chemin des Anémones,
1219, Geneva, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 22 917 8341
Fax.: +41 22 917 8082
Email: thardmanreis@pic.int


STOCKHOLM CONVENTION
Mr. Frank Moser
Programme Officer
Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention
United Nations Environment Programme
International Environment House
15 ch, des Anémones
1219 Chãtelaine
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel : +41 22 917 8951
Fax: +41 22 917 8098




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Email : fmoser@pops.int
UNEP
Mrs. Mijke Hertoghs
MEA Focal Point - Chemicals
United Nations Environment Programme
Regional Office for Europe / DELC
International Environment House
11-13 Chemin des Anémones
CH-1219 Châtelaine, Geneva
Switzerland
Tel. + 41 (0)22 9178931
Fax. +41 (0)22 7973420
mijke.hertoghs@unep.org




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RECETOX
Prof. Dr. Ivan Holoubek
National POPs Centre CR
Central and Eastern European Regional POPs Centre
MASARYK UNIVERSITY
Kamenice 126/3
625 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 549 491 475
Mobile: +420 602 753 138
Fax: + 420 549 49 840
E-mail: holoubek@recetox.muni.cz


Dr. Petra Přibylová
National POPs Centre CR
Central and Eastern European Regional POPs Centre
MASARYK UNIVERSITY
Kamenice 126/3
625 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Fax: + 420 549 49 840
E-mail: pribylova@recetox.muni.cz


Ms. Petra Ruzickova
Manager of NC
Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment
Masaryk University, Faculty of Science
Kamenice 126/3

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625 00, Brno, Czech Republic
Tel: 420 549 49 5338
Fax: 420 549 49 2840
Email: ruzickova@recetox.muni.cz


ANO CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
Mr. Vladimir Shokhin
Expert
Chemical Safety
ECO-Accord
POB 43
129090 Moscow
Russia
Tel: +7-926-206-3643
Fax: +7-499-943-6083
Email: vladimirshokhin@ymail.com


BASEL CONVENTION COORDINATING CENTRE IN THE RUSSIAN
FEDERATION
Dr. Vyalit Rezepov.
Deputy Director
ANO Center for International Projects
58b, ul. Pervomaiskaya
105043 Moscow
Russian Federation
Tel: + 007-499-165-56-70
Fax: 007-499-165-08-90
Email: vrezepov@eco-cip.ru

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OSCE
Raul Daussa I Pastor
Environmental Programme Officer
Wallnerstrasse 6, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Te.: +43 1 514 36 6237
Raul.daussa@osce.org




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