• Basel and Stockholm Conventions Regional Center,Tehran- Iran

    Basel Convention Regional Center in Tehran is established according to the Decision VII/10 of the Seventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 7) to the Basel Convention in October 2004. The role of the BCRC in Iran is to assist member states and non-member states through capacity building for the environmentally sound management of hazardous waste and other wastes and the minimization of their generation to achieve the fulfillment of the objectives of the convention. The core functions of the center are including training of the staff in BCRC in Tehran and the representatives from member states and non-member states, technology transfer to the region, awareness raising, conducting workshops, seminars and associated projects and cooperating with UN and its bodies and other relevant intergovernmental and NGO’s (Non-GovernmentalOrganizations).