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Document ID (ISN)52402
CIS number 89-1426
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Title Basel convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal - Final Act [UNEP]
Original title Convention de Bâle sur le contrôle des mouvements transfrontières de déchets dangereux et de leur élimination - Acte final [PNUE] [in French]
Bibliographic information United Nations Environment Programme, Palais des Nations, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, Mar. 1989. 91p.
Abstract The Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Global Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes was convened by the UNEP and held in Basel, Switzerland, from 20-22 March 1989. The adopted Convention, known as the "Basel Convention", defines "hazardous wastes" and proposes means to control their movements through national boundaries.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; waste disposal; transport of materials; UNEP
Descriptors (secondary) international agreements
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUNEP
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Transport of materials