From the 28th of January to the 30th of January, 2020 the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions in cooperation with the Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for the Africa Region in Ibadan, Nigeria (BCCC Africa) is organizing a three-day training workshop
The Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) which is a public-private collaboration mechanism and project accelerator hosted by the World Economic Forum (WEF), dedicated to bringing about the circular economy at speed and scale, has released a joint report on a new vision for the production and consumption of electronic and electrical goods.
UNESCO agencies have organized an African regional workshop on water quality and emerging pollutants in waste water in Accra, Ghana during 25-27 September 2018. The core organizing agencies were UNESCO International Hydrological Programme - International Initiative on Water Quality (IIWQ), Regional Centre for Integrated River Basin Management (RC-IRBM), under the auspices of UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office in Abuja, UNESCO Office in Accra, and UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP).
The BCCC-Africa has scaled up its micro-scale technology of recycling slag obtained from the recycling of used lead acid batteries (ULAB) by safe incorporation into fired building clay bricks and tiles.
The International Movement of Catholic Students (IMCS Pax Romana) has held a symposium on e-waste management in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on 11 October, 2018,