Rotterdam Convention •TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Programme of work and priority areas for 2009-2011

The programme of work for the delivery of technical assistance in 2009-2011 contains a series of activities organized in key categories. Amongst these categories and activities, the COP also agreed on priorities identified by countries for the delivery of technical assistance, these are highlighted in the programme of work.

Key categories and priority areas for the delivery of technical assistance programme (2009-2011)


National and subregional meetings

   1. Subregional training and awareness-raising meetings (priority area)

   2. National and subregional planning meetings

   3. Thematic meetings   

a)  National and subregional meetings on specific issues

i) Trade-related issues (priority area)
ii) Develop monitoring programme on severely hazardous pesticide  formulation (SHPF) (priority area)
iii) Resource mobilization (priority area)
iv) Preparation of notifications of final regulatory action (FRA) (priority area)
v) Programme for Parties who wish to review their chemicals listings under the Convention
 
b) Joint delivery with the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention

i) Public awareness meetings
ii) Customs training activities (priority area)
iii) Clearing-house mechanism (priority area)
iv) Joint legal support

    4. Fostering cooperation

a) Fostering cooperation among designated national authorities

b) Regional and subregional meetings of DNAs and focal points of the Stockholm Convention

c) Cooperation with SAICM, the Stockholm Convention, the Basel Convention and the Rotterdam Convention contact points 
  

Working directly with individual countries on specific issues (priority area)
This link provides information on the programmes to assist Parties on specific issues 
 

Working on industrial chemicals (priority area)
This link provides information on the programme on industrial chemicals


Partners in the regional delivery of technical assistance
This link provides information on key partners that may work with the Secretariat in the regional delivery of technical assistance in 2009–2011.