PRTR limit building in a worldwide setting

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Joined NAITONS INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING AND RESEARCH Chemicals and Waste Management Program UNITAR PRTR limit working in a worldwide setting Belgrade, Serbia 10 October 2007

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UNITAR PRTR Program Country-based limit building exercises Capacity-building components Training Materials

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UNITAR nation based exercises Egypt Mexico Slovak Republic South Africa Argentina Chile Czech Republic Cuba Ecuador

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Capacity Building Issues Multi-partner handle Addressing industry concerns Data estimation and reporting Legal usage Public access to data and information spread

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PRTR as an execution instrument The Stockholm Convention obliges Parties to trade data (article 9), to encourage open data, mindfulness and instruction (Article 10), to answer to the Secretariat (Article 15), to intermittently upgrade usage arranges (Article 7) Article 10 expressly recognizes the estimation of PRTRs Article 11 urges Parties to embrace suitable observing relating to POPs

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12 POPS under Stockholm Convention Heptachlor Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) Mirex Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Toxaphene Aldrin Chlordane DDT Dieldrin Dioxins Endrin Furans

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PRTR opposite Stockholm Design of a National PRTR System to Strengthen National Capacities for the Implementation of the Stockholm Convention in Armenia Global PRTR Project on POPs checking, reporting and data dispersal utilizing Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers

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Technical Guidance on Specific Aspects of PRTR Design and Implementation Implementing a National PRTR Design Project – Guidance Document Supplement 1: Preparing a National PRTR Infrastructure Assessment Supplement 2: Designing the Key Features of a National PRTR System Supplement 3: Implementing a PRTR Reporting Trial

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Technical Guidance on Specific Aspects of PRTR Design and Implementation (cont.) Supplement 4: Structuring a National PRTR Proposal Addressing Industry Concerns Related to Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers Guidance on Estimating Non-Point Source Emissions Guidance for offices on PRTR Data Estimation and Reporting

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PRTR-CD ROM International, provincial and national enactment/strategies National and local PRTR reports International direction archives on PRTR plan Estimation and covering emanation discharges Public scattering, right to know and PRTR information assessments PRTR sites

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Capacity Building Program to Facilitate the Design of a PRTR Thank you for your consideration! Chemicals and Waste Management Program United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10 SWITZERLAND Fax: +41 22 917 8047