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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: 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: 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: Enabling Policies and Action to Support Innovative Solutions

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Chemicals of concern, Commerce, CTF, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, DJF, Economics & Investment, Education, English, Environment, 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, Hazardous Waste, Health, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Industrial Chemicals, Industrial Development, KB, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, pesticides, Policy & Institutional Coherence, 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: Enabling Policies and Action to Support Innovative Solutions

Source: Small Island Developing States April 2019: The fourth chapter of the Global Chemicals Outlook II (GCO II), published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), addresses enabling policies and action to support innovative solutions to reduce chemical pollution and exposures, which complement traditional action to achieve the sound management of chemicals and waste. The Chapter […]

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