Topic outline

  • General

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    • Unit 1 - Introduction

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      At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

      1. Define persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and list their properties
      2. Describe the origins and main objective of the Stockholm Convention
      3. Recall how the Convention lists and classifies POPs  

      It will take you 15 minutes approximately to complete the unit, excluding additional materials.

      Book: 1
    • Unit 2 - Main Provisions of the Stockholm Convention

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      At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

      1. Identify the core components and mechanisms established by the Stockholm Convention

      It will take you 30 minutes approximately to complete this unit, excluding additional materials. 

      Book: 1
    • Unit 3 – Institutional arrangements and the synergies process

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      At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

      1. Describe the institutional framework and main functions of the Stockholm Convention bodies
      2. Explain the synergies process among the hazardous chemicals and wastes multilateral environmental agreements

      It will take you 15 minutes approximately to complete the unit, excluding additional materials.

      Book: 1
    • Note that IUCN Academy of Environmental Law translated courses into Chinese and French, while the Legal Response Initiative prepared the Spanish and Russian translations. The English version would prevail in case of discrepancy.