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Basel Convention, Ban Amendment, and OECD/EU Members, as of December 2014

The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (Basel Convention) is the major international agreement that regulates the transboundary movement and disposal of hazardous and other wastes. It entered into force in 1992 and has, as of 15 April 2015, 183 Parties. The overarching objective of the Basel Convention is to protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects of hazardous wastes.

Year: 2015

From collection: Waste Crime - Waste Risks

Cartographer: Hisham H. Ashkar, GRID-Arendal

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