The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and their Disposal (the Basel Convention) is the broadest and most significant international treaty on hazardous and other wastes.
This guidance document is primarily meant to be a practical guide for the national technical officials responsible for the collection of information for the preparation of the national reports that are to be submitted annually to the Secretariat of the Basel Convention.
Pacific Regional Solid Waste Management Strategy 2010 – 2015
Nauru faces many economic and environmental challenges. In the 1970s the country experienced an economic boom due to phosphate mining, however, because of mismanagement of the revenue, the country currently has limited financial resources to undertake many of its development programmes including environmentally sound waste management. In the face of a range of environmental, social and economic threats from poor waste management and pollution, and in the context of the limited resources, this National Solid Waste Management Strategy is developed as a matter of priority.
The waste audit was undertaken by Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation and the Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment for Nauru in close collaboration with T+TI (remotely) supporting the delivery of the waste audit and other key stakeholders. The audit took place from 7 to 15 December 2020, excluding 13 December 2020.
Survey of the regional distribution and status of asbestos- contaminated construction material and best practice options for its management in Pacific Island Countries
Report for the Republic of Nauru