TitleTraffic in and disposal, control and transboundary movements of toxic and dangerous products and wastes : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Requests the regional commissions to interact among themselves and co-operate with UNEP, with a view to maintaining efficient and co-ordinated monitoring and assessment of the illegal traffic in toxic and dangerous products and wastes; expresses its appreciation to the Secretary-General for his report on products harmful to health and the environment which contains a review of the Consolidated List of Products Whose Consumption and/or Sale Have Been Banned, Withdrawn, Severely Restricted or Not Approved by Governments; requests the Secretary-General to ensure publication of the Consolidated List in English, French and Spanish; requests the Executive Director of UNEP to establish, on the basis of equitable geographical representation and in consultation with Governments, an ad hoc working group of legal and technical experts to develop elements that might be included in a protocol on liability and compensation for damage resulting from the transboundary movement and disposal of hazardous wastes; invites the Executive Director of UNEP and the Secretary-General of IMO to review the existing rules, regulations and practices with respect to the disposal of hazardous wastes at sea; requests the Secretary-General, in co-operation with the Executive Director of UNEP, to report to the General Assembly at its 46th session on the progress achieved in the implementation of the provisions of the Basel Convention and of the present resolution.
Adopted at the 85th plenary meeting, 22 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 148-150. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).