Zambia’s National Implementation Plan (NIP) for the management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Environmental Council of Zambia ; Global Environment Fund ; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (2007)

This document constitutes Zambia’s National Implementation Plan (NIP) for the management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), and the implementation of the said plan under the Stockholm Convention (SC) obligations. These pollutants include DDT, PCBs, Dioxins and Furans, and POPs Pesticides. The objective of the SC as set in Article 1 of the SC states as follows: “Mindful of the precautionary approach as set forth in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, the objective of this Convention is to protect human health and the environment from POPs”.

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