Workshop on organic pollutants [Archives:2005/807/Community]

January 13 2005

Ismail Al-Ghabiri
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) held a workshop on Jan. 9-11 in collaboration with the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITR) to build the skills needed to prepare national action plans for the Stockholm Agreement on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).

The workshop was held under the auspices of Dr Mohammed Lutf Al-Eryani, Minister of Water and Environment and was attended by more than 25 trainees from different government and non-governmental authorities.

The workshop was aimed to assist those involved in chemical and waste management to build the capacity to develop sound, realistic action plans for projects; effectively collaborate with stakeholders in a transparent manner; and increase their competitiveness internationally when submitting proposals for funding.