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WSIS Forum 2017: Addressing the Global e-Waste Challenge, 16 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

WSIS Forum 2017: Addressing the Global e-Waste Challenge 11:00 to 12:45, Friday,

The session highlighted current challenges in the area of e-waste. It introduced the global e-waste statistics partnership, an initiative led by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations University (UNU), and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) and provided information on current efforts to increase the availability and quality of e-waste statistics. It illustrated the challenges and needs from industry, governments and academia, and efforts on how to address these.  


​Dr. Rolph Payet, Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions