DECISION OF THE MEETING - Sixteenth Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols; Sound management of chemicals

UNEP/MAP (05/11/2009)

Urge the Contracting Parties to agree to start working with the support of MED POL and CP/RAC with a view to preparing Regional Plans/Programmes on new POPs included in the Stockholm Convention, on mercury and on BOD in the food sector and to support the joint work by MEDPOL and CP/RAC; Request the Secretariat, CP/RAC and MEDPOL to take the necessary measures for the implementation of the decision and cooperate with other Multilateral Environmental Agreements on the sound management of chemicals.