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Thursday, February 29 • 13:15 - 15:15
Greening customs for people, planet and prosperity: the case of waste management

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This event will:
  • Highlight the role of customs and border control agents in ensuring the effectiveness of MEAs related to chemicals and waste. 
  • Explore strategies for collaboration between customs, national authorities, and international entities to enhance enforcement efforts. 
  • Address the roles and responsibilities of customs in ensuring compliance with trade related MEAs on hazardous waste.
  •  More information on the event can be found on Website:
Contact person: Jackline Wanjiru Programme Management Officer, UNEP


Moderator
avatar for Aphrodite Smagadi

Aphrodite Smagadi

Legal Officer, UNEP

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Kameri-Mbote

Patricia Kameri-Mbote

Director, Law Division-UNEP
avatar for Anna Ewa Kobylecka

Anna Ewa Kobylecka

Environment Programme Manager, World Customs Organization
avatar for Mugambi Mwirigi

Mugambi Mwirigi

Commissioner, Kenya School of Revenue Administration
avatar for Marcelo Cousillas

Marcelo Cousillas

Director of the Legal Department Affairs, Ministry of Environment of Uruguay and Co-chair of the Steering Committee for Implementation of the Fifth Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law
avatar for Juliette Kohler

Juliette Kohler

Chief of Governance Branch (Officer-in-Charge), Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions secretariat
avatar for Ablaye Diao

Ablaye Diao

Director, the Basel and Stockholm conventions Regional Centre in Senegal (BCRC-SCRC Senegal) and member of ENFORCE
avatar for Norhazni Binti Mat Sari

Norhazni Binti Mat Sari

Deputy Director General (Operation), Department of Environment, Malaysia

Organizers


Thursday February 29, 2024 13:15 - 15:15 EAT
Tent C (Tsavo)