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national focal point
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The Conference: Recalling Article 6 of the Bamako convention on the ban of the import into Africa and the control of transboundary movement and management of hazardous wastes within Africa; Further recalling Article 7 of this Convention; Bearing in mind the annexes I, II, III, IVA and IVB of the Convention ; Hereby: 1. Endorses on an interim basis the Notification Form and the Movement Document for the transboundary movement of waste annexed hereto (Annex I and Annex II respectively); 2. Requests Parties to meet their reporting obligations under the Bamako Convention using these forms; 3. Instructs the Legal and Technical Working Group (LTWG) to revise and amend the Notification Form and Movement Document for the transboundary movement of waste pursuant to article 6 and article 7 of the Bamako Convention for consideration at the next Conference of the Parties; 4. Encourages the Secretariat to identify necessary funds to hold a training workshop on Transboundary Movement and Notification Procedures for focal points, competent authorities and Dumpwatches.