Q. Which of the following Convention is related to the Control of Trans-boundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal?

[A] Basel Convention

[B] Rotterdam Convention

[C] Stockholm Convention

[D] Vienna Convention

Answer: A

Explanation: The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was adopted on 22 March 1989 by the Conference of Plenipotentiaries in Basel, Switzerland, in response to a public outcry following the discovery, in the 1980s, in Africa and other parts of the developing world of deposits of toxic wastes imported from abroad.

Source: http://www.basel.int/TheConvention/Overview/tabid/1271/Default.aspx