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First E-learning Tool Launched to Prevent Illegal Trade in Hazardous Chemicals and Waste
28 March 2014
The first e-learning module aimed at helping law enforcement officers identify and prevent the illegal trade in hazardous chemicals and wastes has been launched by INTERPOL and the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.
With some 10 million tonnes of hazardous and other wastes transported around the world each year, the online educational tool is aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of the three global treaties which contribute to the safe management, production, movement, use and disposal of hazardous chemicals and wastes. (Click here to read more)