This website is information platform of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Regional Centre for Capacity Building and the Transfer of Technology in the Central and Eastern Europe (hereafter “Regional Centre”) hosted by Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry (NIOCH SB RAS), Novosibirsk, The Russian Federation.

The Regional Centre provides support to the Stockholm Convention contracting Parties (countries) in its geographical region of the Central and Eastern Europe as well as to other Parties interested in chemicals management and management of wastes containing toxic chemicals by providing training, capacity building, expertise support in a number of fields. More details on the goals, priorities and tasks of the Centre are in the part About us. This website contains information on multilateral environmental agreements and on other strategic documents laying down mandates for the Regional Centre’s work and activities.

Overview of projects including summary and events calendar are in the Projects section. Downloads contain activity plans, activity reports provided to the Stockholm Convention Secretariat and additional information related to the Regional Centre and its activities, projects, programmes and training courses. We look forward to collaborating with you!