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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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  • May 23-24, 2019

    Helsinki Chemicals Forum 2019

    The 2019 edition of the Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) will address a series of issues related to promoting chemicals safety and chemicals management globally. Five panel discussions will address:Ways to choose the best possible risk management option to regulate substances of very high concern;Grouping of chemical substances and how to avoid regrettable substitution;Ways to measure the

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  • April 2-4, 2019

    Third Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group for SAICM

    The third meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) for the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) is scheduled to take place from 2-4 April 2019, in Montevideo, Uruguay.The functions of the OEWG are to consider the implementation, development and enhancement of SAICM, including by: Reviewing and prioritizing proposals for emerging policy issues in preparation of the

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  • March 31 - April 1, 2019

    Paint Reformulation in SMEs Launching Workshop: CPU Jordan

    The event 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, health, industry). The SAICM GEF project is presented and includes the work plans for the SME

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  • March 19-20, 2019

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

    This workshop represents the initiation of project activities in the Central and Eastern Europe 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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  • March 11-15, 2019

    UNEA-4 Leadership Dialogue 2: Life-cycle Approaches to Resource Efficiency, Energy, Chemicals and Waste Management

    The high-level segment (HLS) on the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) will include three interactive Leadership Dialogues, taking place on 14 and 15 March, on issues of relevance to the theme of the Assembly, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’.The second Dialogue will address life-cycle approaches to resource

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  • January 15-16, 2019

    Inception Workshop of SAICM GEF Project

    The inception workshop of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Project on Global Best Practices on Emerging Policy Issues of Concern under the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 January 2019.

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