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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, China, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Europe, GEF, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Heavy Metals, Indonesia, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Latin America, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SAICM, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Thailand, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, United Kingdom, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: CEE and Central Asia Regional Meeting Supports Governments to Phase Out Lead in Paint

Source: Small Island Developing States March 2019: The Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Central Asia regional workshop on generating support for phasing out lead focused on policy support and awareness raising on the Lead in Paint Component of a Global Environment Facility (GEF)-supported project on ‘Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Capacity Building & Education, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Investment, KB, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Rotterdam Convention, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Africa, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) transmitted a report to the meetings of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions, highlighting UNEP’s activities related to COP decisions, including updates on programmatic collaboration between UNEP and the BRS Conventions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, E-waste, ENB, English, Environment, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal is addressing environmentally sound management (ESM) of wastes through the development of technical guidelines on waste from electronics, persistent organic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP Considers Partnership on Plastic Wastes

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, Exports, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, governance, Health, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Rotterdam Convention, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stockholm Convention, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Basel COP Considers Partnership on Plastic Wastes

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: A proposal to form a Partnership on Plastic Wastes is being considered at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 14) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal. In preparation for the meeting, the Secretariat […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stockholm Convention COP Considers Technical Work on PCBs and DDT, Listing New Chemicals

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, fish, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Stockholm Convention COP Considers Technical Work on PCBs and DDT, Listing New Chemicals

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is addressing, among other things, proposed listing of new chemicals to Annex A, and technical work on DDT use and its alternatives, and eliminating polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rotterdam COP Considers Listing Seven Chemicals to Annex III, Enhancing Convention Effectiveness

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Basel Convention, Central Africa, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, ENB, English, Environment, FAO, Gender, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Health, Industrial Chemicals, International Negotiations, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rotterdam Convention, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stockholm Convention, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Rotterdam COP Considers Listing Seven Chemicals to Annex III, Enhancing Convention Effectiveness

Source: Small Island Developing States 29 April 2019: The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade is considering, among other issues, proposals to list seven additional chemicals in Annex III. The COP […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Project Seeks to Eliminate Mercury in ASGM Sector in Mongolia and the Philippines

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, DJF, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Ecosystem Approach, English, Environment, Exploration, GEF, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Heavy Metals, ILO, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, KB, Labour, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Technology, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNIDO, Water & Sanitation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UN Project Seeks to Eliminate Mercury in ASGM Sector in Mongolia and the Philippines

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 April 2019: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched a USD 60 million project titled, ‘Contribution Toward the Elimination of Mercury in the Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining Sector: From Miners To Refiners.’ The project will help reduce harmful mercury emissions […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IISD Report Highlights Sustainability Considerations in Recycling Cobalt and Lithium

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Exploration, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Hazardous Waste, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: IISD Report Highlights Sustainability Considerations in Recycling Cobalt and Lithium

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) released a report titled, ‘Sustainability and Second Life: The Case for Cobalt and Lithium Recycling.’ The report calls for adopting recycling in the mining sector and in supply chains to ensure a responsible and sustainable transition to a low-carbon economy and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Progress Assessment on Achieving 2020 Goal

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, E-waste, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Follow-Up and Review, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, governance, Hazardous Waste, Health, Heavy Metals, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, KB, law, Legal, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Persistent Organic Pollutants, pesticides, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Progress Assessment on Achieving 2020 Goal

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The second chapter of the Global Chemicals Outlook II (GCO II), published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), assesses progress made, as well as gaps, in achieving the 2020 goal of using and producing chemicals in ways that minimize the adverse effects on human health and the environment. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Chemicals Management Tools and Approaches

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, DJF, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Global Chemicals Outlook II Chapter Highlight: Chemicals Management Tools and Approaches

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The third chapter of the Global Chemicals Outlook II (GCO II), published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), looks at a range of science-based approaches, tools, methodologies and instruments to advance sound chemicals management and implement the 2020 goal of using and producing chemicals in ways that minimize […]

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