Location: Beijing, China
Date of establishment:
BCRC in May 2011 (Framework Agreement)
SCRC in November 2007 (Nomination)
(BCRC China was already in operation before its formal establishment in 2011). More
Hosted by: The School of Environment of Tsinghua University in Beijing
Parties served as BCRC: China, DPR Korea, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Sri Lanka
Parties served as SCRC: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, India, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Maldives, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Nepal, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
Expertise: The Centre has expertise in implementing various projects on controlling environmental release of POPs under the Stockholm Convention, the environmentally sound management of PCBs-containing waste, Electronic-waste etc.