From November 23-24, the annual joint meeting between the regional centres under the Basel and Stockholm conventions was held online. The meetings have been providing opportunity for the regional centres to exchange experiences and discuss amongst themselves,as well as with the Secretariat and other relevant partners including bilateral and multilateral donors, on issues as mandated by the relevant conferences of the Parties.
As one of the 14 Basel Convention regional and coordinating centers and one of the 16 Stockholm Convention regional centers, BCRC China participated in the meeting. Li Jinhui, executive director of BCRC China, authorized Chen Yuan, senior program officer of the regional chemicals management branch, Dong Qingyin, senior program officer of the regional waste management branch, and Duan Lizhe, program officer of the general office, to attend the meeting. The meeting speech of BCRC China focused on the activities of BCRC China in the past year, including management policy research and technical support in key areas such as "zero waste city" construction, plastic pollution, waste management, and strengthened communication and cooperation with the Convention Secretariat and regional centers.