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Compilation of responses to the questionnaire on the experiences of Parties and others in the implementation of the technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention

Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in the note by the Secretariat on technical guidelines (UNEP/CHW.13/6), the annexes to the present note set out compilations of responses to the questionnaire on the experiences of Parties and others in the implementation of the technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention. The questionnaire was open for responses from 25 July 2016 to 15 January 2017. Annex I sets out a compilation of comments received from Parties, annex II sets out a compilation of comments received from other stakeholders, and annex III sets out the questionnaire for ease of reference. The present note, including its annexes, has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Information Documents
UNEP-CHW.13-INF-16.English.pdf , UNEP-CHW.13-INF-16.English.docx
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Basel Action Network (BAN) – 2nd set of comments

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Submissions
UNEP-CHW-SUBM-GUID-TGsEWaste-Comment-2-BAN.English.pdf
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Compilation of comments on issues mentioned in paragraph 5 of decision BC 12/5 on the technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention

Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in the note by the Secretariat on technical guidelines (UNEP/CHW.13/6), the annex to the present note sets out a compilation of comments received from Parties and others on the issues referred to in paragraph 5 of decision BC-12/5 on the technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention. Comments submitted by India, Norway and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) pursuant to paragraph 6 of decision OEWG-10/5 are compiled in the annex to the present note. A further compilation of comments on the same issues prepared for the tenth meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal pursuant to paragraph 6 of decision BC-12/5 is set out in document UNEP/CHW/OEWG.10/INF/22. The present note, including its annex, has not been formally edited.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Information Documents
UNEP-CHW.13-INF-15.English.pdf , UNEP-CHW.13-INF-15.English.docx
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Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment: draft revised section 3 and proposed changes to other parts of the guidance document on environmentally sound management of used and end-of-life computing equipment

Addendum

Note by the Secretariat

As referred to in document UNEP/CHW.13/13, the annex to the present note sets out a draft revised version of section 3 of the guidance document on environmentally sound management of used and end-of-life computing equipment prepared by the Partnership Working Group (UNEP/CHW.11/6/Add.1/Rev.1), along with changes throughout the guidance document proposed by the Partnership Working Group for the sake of consistency.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-13-Add.1.English.pdf , UNEP-CHW.13-13-Add.1.English.docx
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Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment

Note by the Secretariat

I. Introduction

1. In its decision BC-12/12, on the Partnership for Action on Computing Equipment, the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, among other things, requested the Partnership Working Group to complete the outstanding tasks from the 2014–2015 work programme, including the revision of section 3 of the guidance document on the environmentally sound management of used and end-of-life computing equipment (UNEP/CHW.11/6/Add.1/Rev.1), dealing with transboundary movements of such equipment, following the adoption, on an interim basis, by the Conference of the Parties of the technical guidelines on transboundary movements of electrical and electronic waste and used electrical and electronic equipment, in particular regarding the distinction between waste and non-waste under the Basel Convention. In the same decision, the Conference of the Parties requested the Open ended Working Group at its tenth meeting to consider section 3 of the guidance document as revised by the Partnership Working Group and to submit it, amended as appropriate, to the Conference of the Parties at its thirteenth meeting for consideration and possible adoption.

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Working Documents (Action Documents)
UNEP-CHW.13-13.English.docx , UNEP-CHW.13-13.English.pdf
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Norway submission on e-waste technical guidelines, BC12/5

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Submissions
Country:  
Norway
UNEP-CHW-SUBM-GUID-TGsEWaste-Comment-Norway-20161103.English.pdf
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E-Waste under the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal

Presentation by Matthias Kern at the World Trade Organization CTE Meeting, 15 November 2016

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Presentations
UNEP-FAO-CHW-RC-POPS-EWASTE-PRESEN-EwastePresentation-MatthiasKern-WTO-20161115.English.pptx
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Invitation to comment on draft practical manuals on extended producer responsibility and financing

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Communications
UNEP-CHW-EPR-COMM-MANUAL-FINC-20161031.English.zip
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Invitation to comment on draft Guidance to assist Parties in developing efficient strategies for achieving prevention and minimization of the generation of hazardous and other wastes and their disposal

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Communications
UNEP-CHW-ESM-COMM-GUID-EWG-20161031.English.zip
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Information Technology Industry Council, USA submission on e-waste technical guidelines, BC12/5

Instrument:  
Basel Convention
Category:  
Submissions
UNEP-CHW-SUBM-GUID-TGsEWaste-Comment-ITI-20160422.English.pdf
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