Review and update of the national implementation plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From September 9, 2019 to September 9, 2021

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 1.4 Equal rights to services, economic resources
  2. 3.9 Reduce deaths from pollution
  3. 12.4 Achieve environmentally sound chemical, waste management

Project ID: 6274

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Technical team

  • Chemicals and Waste Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Persistent organic pollutants


  • Pesticide
  • Unintentional POPs (e.g. furans, dioxins)


  • Human altered areas


  • Industrial site
  • Contaminated sites
  • Mining sites

Transformed sector(s)

  • Materials and manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Agriculture

UNDP role(s)

  • Capacity development / Technical assistance
  • Policy advice


  • Law regulation
  • Management operation
  • Capacity building


  • Laws/ Policy/ Plan formulation
  • Pollution control
  • Waste management
  • Institutional capacity building
  • Community capacity building

Social inclusion


Gender equality


Gender result effectiveness scale



  • Systems pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Hazard control/mitigation
  • Reduce exposure

SDG target(s)

  • 1.4 Equal rights to services, economic resources
  • 3.9 Reduce deaths from pollution
  • 12.4 Achieve environmentally sound chemical, waste management

Conventions and protocols

  • Stockholm Convention (POPs)

Private sector(s)


Hot topic


Project description

To review and update the National Implementation Plan (NIP) for Jamaica in order to comply with Articles 7 and 15 under the Stockholm Convention.

USD $250,000

Grant amount


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($250,000)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Government of Jamaica

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