The Stockholm Convention on POPs was adopted in May 2001. The Parties to the Convetion recognize that rendering of timely and appropriate technical assistance in response to requests from developing country Parties and Parties with economies in transition is essential to the successful implementation of this Convention. With respect to LDC-specific measures, the Parties shall take full account of the specific needs and special situation of LDCs and SIDS in their actions with regard to technical assistance for capacity building, relating to the implementation of the obligations under this Convention, and to arrangements for the purpose of providing technical assistance and promoting the transfer of technology to developing country Parties.
Utilization by LDCs:
Available smooth transition procedures: