Decision 1/15 – Decision on the Prevention of Hazardous e-Waste and Near End-of-Life EEE Importation and Dumping in Africa

United Nations Environment Programme (2013-06-26)

The Conference inter alia, i) urges, Parties and other African states that have not already done so, to enhance or supplement existing legislation to prevent illegal and unwanted traffic in hazardous and other e-waste from entering their territory and the African Continent; and ii) encourages, Parties, and other African states to likewise create and adopt legislation for individual producer responsibility in the collection and environmentally sound recycling of domestic arisings of ewaste in the Continent of Africa.