Programme of Work

At each of their meetings, the conferences of the Parties adopt the programme of work and budget of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, respectively, for the following biennium.  

The programmes of work and budgets of the conventions are set out in the related decisions adopted by each Conference of the Parties. In accordance with the financial rules, the budget is presented in programmatic formats harmonized for the three conventions. Activities of the programme of work are composed of convention-specific and joint activities for the three conventions clustered in the following areas:

  • Conferences and meetings (activities 1-12)
  • Technical assistance and capacity-building (activities 13-19)
  • Scientific and technical activities (activities 20-24)
  • Knowledge and information management and outreach (activities 25-27)
  • Overall management (activities 28-31)
  • Legal and policy (activities 32-34)
  • Office maintenance and services (activities 35-36)

The Secretariat prepares budget activity fact sheets for planned activities, which provide additional information on mandates, rationales, detailed activities, outcomes with cost estimates, indicators of achievement, partners, socio/economic aspects, as well as resources approved for the current and previous bienniums.

After the completion of a biennium, the Secretariat prepares reports on the implementation of activities, their evaluation as per the indicators of achievement set out in the fact sheets, achieved outputs, as well as expenditures incurred under the general trust funds (BC, RC and SC trust funds) and voluntary trust funds (BD, RV and SV trust funds).

   Programmes of work and budgets Budget activity
fact sheets
(BRS) 
Reports on
implementation
(BRS) 
 BC  RC  SC
2018-2019   
2016-2017
2014-2015

Further information about the implementation of activities can be accessed under the IMPLEMENTATION section of the synergies, as well as the Convention-specific websites.

Secretariat Work Plans

Additionally, the Secretariat develops work plans as a tool supporting the implementation of the programmes of work of the conventions. These work plans for each biennium are available on the synergies website under the sub-section Secretariat Reports.

 
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BC-IX/10Cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions116,5 K 1,77 MB 113 K 233,15 K 92 K 100,34 K 119,5 K 149,01 K 112,5 K 151,34 K 94 K 43,79 K

 
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RC-4/11Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions96 K 1,84 MB 83 K 246,83 K 75,5 K 45,37 K 97,5 K 57,99 K 102,5 K 152,61 K 87,5 K 55,42 K

 
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SC-4/34Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (synergies decision)96,5 K 1,79 MB 115,5 K 228,68 K 106 K 45,03 K 103,5 K 62,72 K 141,5 K 152,28 K 142 K 56,84 K

 

UN-number Title Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish
BC-IX/10 Cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions  
 
 
 
 
 
RC-4/11 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions  
 
 
 
 
 
SC-4/34 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (synergies decision)  
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
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EXCOPS.1/3Joint managerial functions347,5 K 315,53 K 482,5 K 414,5 K 500,5 K 143,03 K 856,5 K 208,46 K 347 K 409,07 K 571,5 K 142,36 K

 
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BC.Ex-1/1Omnibus decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention93,5 K 1,49 MB 87,5 K 228,1 K 78,5 K 47,78 K 83,5 K 130,5 K 79,5 K 145,16 K 76,5 K 86,03 K

 
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RC.Ex-1/1Omnibus decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention90 K 1,49 MB 86 K 227,83 K 78 K 48,16 K 82 K 130,59 K 79,5 K 145,18 K 76 K 87,85 K

 
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SC.Ex-1/1Omnibus decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties of the Stockholm Convention88,5 K 1,49 MB 85,5 K 228,48 K 78,5 K 47,21 K 81,5 K 130,5 K 79,5 K 145,18 K 76,5 K 86,3 K

 

UN-number Title Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish
EXCOPS-1/1 Omnibus decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention  
 
 
 
 
 
RC.Ex-1/1 Omnibus decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention  
 
 
 
 
 
SC.Ex-1/1 Omnibus decision adopted by the Conference of the Parties of the Stockholm Convention  
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

UN-number Title Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish
UNEP/CHW.10/27/Add.2 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (Joint managerial functions)  
 
 
 
 
 
UNEP/FAO/RC/COP.5/25/Add.2 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions  
 
 
 
 
 
UNEP/POPS/COP.5/32/Add.2 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions - Addendum - Joint managerial functions  
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
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BC-10/29Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions453 K 2,84 MB 355 K 606,8 K 375,5 K 351,82 K 391 K 461,15 K 417 K 456,95 K 413,5 K 395,84 K

 
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RC-5/12Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions108,3 K 340,37 K 375 K 649,67 K 428,5 K 231,07 K 456,5 K 456,19 K 417 K 421,82 K 373,5 K 381,71 K

 
DecisionTitleArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish
SC-5/27Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions108,3 K 339,71 K 430 K 446,31 K 390,5 K 167,31 K 398 K 234,96 K 424,5 K 466,22 K 417 K 242,56 K

 

UN-number Title Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish
BC-10/29 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions  
 
 
 
 
 
RC-5/12 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions  
 
 
 
 
 
SC-5/27 Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions  
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
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EXCOPS.1/8Report of the simultaneous extraordinary meetings of the conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions499,5 K 435,02 K 549 K 371,88 K 556,5 K 263,93 K 929,5 K 660,81 K 442,5 K 544,3 K 619 K 270,43 K

 
DecisionTitleArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish
BC-10/27BC-10/27: Programme budget for the biennium 2012–20131,07 MB 3,05 MB 775 K 826,55 K 891,5 K 574,58 K 897,5 K 649,7 K 983,5 K 525,45 K 916,5 K 584,39 K

 
DecisionTitleArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish
RC-5/14Financing and budget for the biennium 2012–2013171,46 K 476,51 K 729,5 K 657,48 K 990,5 K 185,22 K 970 K 182,48 K 772,5 K 439,57 K 981 K 221,62 K

 
DecisionTitleArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianSpanish
SC-5/28Financing and budget for the biennium 2012–2013182,45 K 491,77 K 1,07 MB 423,71 K 932 K 114,01 K 1,29 MB 127,75 K 946,5 K 398,71 K 1,24 MB 326,68 K

 
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BC.Ex-2/1Omnibus decision on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions41,5 K 71,89 K 90,5 K 158,17 K 93,5 K 50,62 K 95 K 124,11 K 274,5 K 265,78 K 64,5 K 53,68 K

 
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UNEP/FAO/CHW/RC/POPS/EXCOPS.2/2/Add.2Enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions: Proposal for the modification of the organization of the Basel Convention Secretariat, the Stockholm Convention Secretariat and the United Nations Environment Programme part of the Rotterdam Convention Secretariat498,5 K 277,36 K 295 K 173,97 K 585,5 K 139,12 K 851 K 159,66 K 529,5 K 587,91 K 1,63 MB 68,56 K

 
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RC.Ex-2/1Omnibus decision on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions41,5 K 71,89 K 90,5 K 158,17 K 93,5 K 50,62 K 95 K 124,11 K 274,5 K 265,78 K 64,5 K 53,68 K

 
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SC.Ex-2/1Omnibus decision on enhancing cooperation and coordination among the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions41,5 K 71,89 K 90,5 K 158,17 K 93,5 K 50,62 K 95 K 124,11 K 274,5 K 265,78 K 64,5 K 53,68 K

 
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SC-6/30Financing and budget for the biennium 2014–20151,48 MB 369,31 K 1,24 MB 396,67 K 1,26 MB 247,2 K 1,09 MB 252,28 K 1,3 MB 378,83 K 1,12 MB 233,75 K

 
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RC-6/16Financing and budget for the biennium 2014–20151,55 MB 436,58 K 1,33 MB 403,7 K 1,24 MB 182,29 K 931 K 205,62 K 1,29 MB 466,08 K 1,15 MB 184,99 K

 
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BC-11/26Financing and budget for the biennium 2014–20151,54 MB 570,47 K 1,39 MB 463,1 K 1,28 MB 187,37 K 1,16 MB 239,82 K 1,41 MB 441,57 K 1,3 MB 231,17 K