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Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
168 Parties to the Basel Convention in 2006
Cécile Marin, Emmanuelle Bournay
By the 1980s, the international community launched treaty negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme. In March 1989, they adopted the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal. The treaty entered into force in 1992.