Website Launched for North Africa Regional Centre for the Stockholm Convention
March 2012: The North Africa Regional Centre for the Stockholm Convention, hosted by the National Centre for Cleaner Technologies Production (NCCTP), Algeria, has launched a website in French and English. The Centre is responsible for capacity building and technology transfer in relation to the implementation of the provisions of the Stockholm Convention in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger and Tunisia.
The NCCTP also focuses on the promotion of environmental management systems and cleaner production in industries. NCCTP was endorsed as a Stockholm Convention Regional Centre under the Stockholm Convention for four years at the fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 5) in April 2011. [Regional Centre for the Stockholm Convention - Algeria Website]