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  • May 20, 2020

    World Bee Day 2020

    The observance of World Bee Day worldwide aims to: draw the attention of the world’s public and political decision-makers to the importance of protecting bees;remind us that we depend on bees and other pollinators; protect bees and other pollinators, which would significantly contribute to solving problems related to the global food supply and eliminate hunger in developing

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  • May 14, 2020

    COVID-19 Impacts on the Global Environmental Agenda: SAICM and ICCM5 [Virtual]

    The Geneva Environment Dialogues special COVID-19 series is focusing on the impacts of the pandemic on the global environmental agenda. Experts are concerned that the world is losing critical time to turn around alarming trends in biodiversity loss, climate change, sound management of chemicals and other environmental threats.

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  • May 4, 2020

    8th Global Nitrogen Conference [Virtual]

    The 8th International Nitrogen Initiative Conference (INI2020) was scheduled to convene in Berlin, Germany, from 3-7 May 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the INI Steering Committee and INI 2020 organizers decided to hold a virtual meeting on 4 May as a “curtain-raiser” to the in-person INI conference, which they announced would take place at some point in the next year. The

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  • March 23-27, 2020

    [Postponed] Fourth meeting of the intersessional process considering the Strategic Approach and sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020

    The fourth meeting of the intersessional process scheduled to take place in Bucharest, Romania, from 23 to 27 March 2020 has been postponed. More information to follow.This and previous meetings support stakeholders in their efforts to elaborate the future arrangements of the Strategic Approach and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 for consideration and adoption at the next

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  • March 9-10, 2020

    9th SETAC Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting

    The 9th SETAC Young Environmental Scientists Meeting offers an inviting atmosphere for attendees as a conference planned and attended entirely by students and recent graduates in the fields of environmental toxicology and chemistry.

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  • January 30-31, 2020

    International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) Europe 2020 Strategic Workshop Program

    The scattered yet interconnected regulatory landscape in Europe, but also initiatives to move toward a safe, secure and sustainable Europe by 2030 pose unique challenges and needs for exposure science from research to application in industry and policy. In response to these challenges and needs, several European stakeholders are currently developing in a joint effort an exposure science strategy

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  • January 29-30, 2020

    Paint Reformulation in SMEs Launching Workshop: Indonesia

    The event, organized by Nexus 4 (formerly BaliFokus, an IPEN NGO partner) aims to officially launch the "Elimination of Lead in Paint" project implementation in Indonesia as well as share and discuss information related to lead paint both in the global and country context. The overall goal of the workshop is to discuss in detail the project work plan and the draft technical guidelines on paint

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  • January 14-16, 2020

    Workshop on Governance in the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020

    The German Government will host and UNITAR will organize a multi-stakeholder workshop to explore possible enabling framework for the post-2020 platform on sound management of chemicals and waste to replace the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), and options for garnering high-level political buy-in, such as submission of the declaration and/or outcome of the October

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  • November 25-29, 2019

    Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

    The Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP3) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury is expected to discuss, inter alia, waste thresholds, releases, interim storage, contaminated sites, open burning of waste, review of Annexes A and B, and harmonized customs codes.The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP2 is here.The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP1 is here.  IISD Reporting Services /

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  • October 20-26, 2019

    International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2019

    International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) raises awareness and promotes actions to address the human health effects of lead exposure, especially for children. During the Week, governments, academia, industry and civil society advance efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning, and specifically laws to eliminate lead in paint.The 2019 ILPPW aims to:Raise awareness about health effects

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  • October 16-17, 2019

    Paint Reformulation in SMEs Launching Workshop: NCPC China

    The event, organized by the Chinese National Cleaner Production Center (CNCPC), aims to share and discuss information related to lead paint both in the global and country context. Data and information on health and economic impact, country lead paint testing, current legislation, and paint market situation are presented and discussed with government officials (environment, industry, etc). The

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  • October 8-10, 2019

    15th Meeting of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee

    The 15th meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-15) will review chemicals and pesticide formulations for possible listing under Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention.CRC-15 will convene back-to-back with the 15th meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-15).  IISD Reporting Services / ENB Coverage http://enb.iisd.org/chemical/pic/crc15/ 

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  • October 1-4, 2019

    Third Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

    The Third Meeting of the Intersessional Process (IP3) for Considering the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste Beyond 2020 is expected to continue the discussions on a possible post-2020 platform for chemicals and waste. The meeting will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 1-4 October 2019.IP4 is tentatively scheduled

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  • October 1-4, 2019

    15th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee

    The 15th meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-15) will review the possible listing of hazardous chemicals under the various annexes of the Stockholm Convention.POPRC-15 is taking place back-to-back with the 15th meeting of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee (CRC-15). IISD Reporting Services / ENB Coverage http://enb.iisd.org/chemical/pops

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  • September 8-13, 2019

    14th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP 2019)

    The 14th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP 2019) will convene on the theme, ‘Bridging Knowledge on Global Mercury with Environmental Responsibility, Human Welfare and Policy Response’.The meeting will seek to assess implementation of solutions to reduce the emissions and exposure to mercury as a global environmental pollutant and test the efficiency of implementation

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  • August 21-22, 2019

    Policy support and awareness raising generate support for lead phase out: Asia Pacific regional workshop

    This workshop represents the initiation of project activities in the Asia Pacific region. The participants are the nominated national focal points for environment and health, together with project executing partners, and industry and civil society representatives.The objectives of the regional workshop are to:Provide participants with an understanding of why the elimination of lead paint is

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  • June 27-29, 2019

    EU Chemicals Policy 2030

    The European Commission and its organising partner – the Ministry for Environment and Food of Denmark – are inviting all stakeholders involved in the EU chemicals policy to this event. Participants will discuss recent developments in the EU chemicals policy and future steps and potential developments of the EU chemicals policy in order to improve the protection of human health and the environment

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  • June 18, 2019

    Paint Reformulation in SMEs Launching Workshop: NCPCs Peru, Ecuador and Colombia

    The workshop provided an overview of the Lead Paint Alliance recommended actions and available advice to support the establishment of lead paint laws in Peru, Ecuador and Colombia. Participants were representatives from the Peruvian, Ecuadorian and Colombian government, as well as industry representatives. It also raises awareness on the draft technical guidelines on paint reformulation and the

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  • June 12-13, 2019

    Policy support and awareness raising generate support for lead phase out: Latin America and the Caribbean regional workshop

    This workshop represents the initiation of project activities in Latin America and the Caribbean region. The participants are the nominated national focal points for environment and health, together with project executing partners, and industry and civil society representatives.The objectives of the regional workshop are to:Provide participants with an understanding of why the elimination of lead

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  • May 28-29, 2019

    Policy support and awareness raising generate support for lead phase out: Africa regional workshop

    This workshop represents the initiation of project activities in the Africa region. The participants are the nominated national focal points for environment and health, together with project executing partners, and industry and civil society representatives.The objectives of the regional workshop are to:Provide participants with an understanding of why the elimination of lead paint is important

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