Fifteen participants from Samoa's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, took part in a refresher capacity building training on the Samoa Environment Data Portal and Indicator Reporting Tool on 18th February, 2020, at the Pacific Climate Change Center in SPREP. The aim of the training is to provide the participants with the knowledge and understanding on how to employ the online tools available to complement their current internal efforts to manage and store environmental data for decision making and reporting.
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.
A workshop was jointly convened by the Pacificc Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and SPREP in March 2012 in Fiji
to provide a vision for more effective and streamlined reporting in the Pacific region.