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The Conference of the Parties,
Noting the information regarding the status of ratification of the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal and of the amendment thereto set out in decision III/1, known as the “Ban Amendment”,11UNEP/CHW.14/4.
1.Welcomes the ratification and acceptance by additional Parties to the Basel Convention of the Ban Amendment;
2.Calls upon Parties that have not yet done so to ratify the Ban Amendment, noting that only two additional instruments of ratification, approval or acceptance need to be deposited by Parties that were Parties to the Convention at the time of adoption of the Amendment in order for that Amendment to enter into force;
3.Invites Parties to continue to take action towards encouraging and assisting other Parties to ratify the Ban Amendment;
4.Requests the Secretariat, subject to the availability of resources and upon request, to continue to assist Parties that are having difficulties in ratifying the Ban Amendment.