REN Update

Third Stakeholders consultation
1 February 2018

On Thursday 1 February 2018 a consultation meeting was organized on the future of the Regional Enforcement Network on Chemicals and Waste in the Asia and Pacific region.Stakeholders from civil society (Basel Action Network), private sector (Croplife), China Customs, EU, Interpol, Korea Customs, WCO RILO AP, Sweden, Thai Customs, WCO ROCB, UNODC and...
New Inspection tool Watch-IT launched (151 KB)
15 January 2018

National Capacity Building Workshop in Mumbai, India
15 December 2017

From 13-15 December 2017 a National Capacity Building workshop was successfully organized in Mumbai, India. The workshop was hosted by the National Academy of Customs, Indirect taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) in Mumbai.34 Custom officers were trained in controlling illegal trade of waste and chemicals. A field trip to the port of Nava Sheva, the bigges...
The 6th Annual Workshop of the Regional Enforcement Network of Chemicals and Waste in Shenzhen
24 November 2017

The 6th Annual Workshop of the Regional Enforcement Network of Chemicals and Waste on 21-22 November 2017 in Shenzhen was successfully organized by UN Environment and hosted by the Anti- Smuggling Bureau of China Customs. 
Successful National Capacity Building Workshop on illegal trade in Chemicals and Waste in Myanmar
25 October 2017

On 24-25 October 2017, the National Capacity Building Workshop on the illegal trade in Chemicals and Waste was organized in Yangon, Myanmar. More than fifty enforcement officers from Customs and Police were trained on the enforcement of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions. The implementation from these three Conventions in national l...
The 2017 Asia Environmental Enforcement Award winners!
7 September 2017

On 7 September 2017 alongside the Asia Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment the Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards were presented to the eight winners.Opening speeches were given by Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary of UNESCAP and H.E. Mr. Staffan Herrstrom, Ambassador for Sw...
GRID-A story map The trade in Plastic in English and Chinese version available
5 September 2017

Report of the REN training workshop in Cambodia released (2421 KB)
2 August 2017

Report Training workshop Afghanistan 23-25 July 2017 released (1268 KB)
26 July 2017

Green Customs workshop 7-8 June 2017, Cheonan, South Korea (282 KB)
21 June 2017

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