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The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was adopted in Basel, Switzerland on 22 March 1989. The Convention was initiated in response to numerous international scandals regarding hazardous waste trafficking that began to occur in the late 1980s. The Convention entered into force on 5 May 1992 and today has its Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. For an up-to-date list of Basel Convention Parties see the [[Country Status Table]].
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The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was adopted in Basel, Switzerland on 22 March 1989. The Convention was initiated in response to numerous international scandals regarding hazardous waste trafficking that began to occur in the late 1980s. The Convention entered into force on 5 May 1992 and today has its Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. For an up-to-date list of Basel Convention Parties see the [[Country Status]] Table.
  
 
[http://wiki.ban.org/images/8/84/UNEP-CHW-IMPL-CONVTEXT_-_English.pdf The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal]
 
[http://wiki.ban.org/images/8/84/UNEP-CHW-IMPL-CONVTEXT_-_English.pdf The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal]

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The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was adopted in Basel, Switzerland on 22 March 1989. The Convention was initiated in response to numerous international scandals regarding hazardous waste trafficking that began to occur in the late 1980s. The Convention entered into force on 5 May 1992 and today has its Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. For an up-to-date list of Basel Convention Parties see the Country Status Table.

The Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal