The Chemicals and Waste platform has been developed by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, and the Interim Secretariat of the Minamata Convention. The project has received a financial contribution from the Government of Switzerland.

The intention of the platform is to assist countries in the ratification and implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Conventions, focusing on opportunities for collaborative and cooperative activities among the conventions.

The platform offers learning opportunities for interested stakeholders, split into modules: