COMSATS University Islamabad along with its collaborative partners Engro Foundation and KSBL Circular Plastics Institute (CPI) has recently organized a workshop on August 2, 2023 at KSBL, Karachi entitled “Implementing Basel Conventions on Amendments for Enhanced Control of Plastic Waste Movements in Pakistan”. This collaborative effort was supported from the Asia Pacific Network on Global Change Research (APN) and Engro Foundation, Pakistan under the banner of ongoing initiative, “Value Chain Mapping and Capacity Building of Pakistani Government Stakeholders to Implement Basel Convention’s Amendments for Enhanced Control of Transboundary Plastic Waste Movements” as an inaugural technical training.
The workshop covered a wide range of topics, including:
- The Basel Convention and its amendments on plastic waste
- The legal and regulatory framework for the management of plastic waste in Pakistan
- Best practices for the environmentally sound management of plastic waste
- The role of stakeholders in the management of plastic waste