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Third Session on the  Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety
Salvador,Brazil  14-20 October 2000
                 Highlights from Sunday, 15 October 
On the first day of FORUM III, delegates met in an afternoon Plenary for the opening ceremony. During the ceremony the second IFCS Award of Merit was presented to Professor Michel Mercier. After the IFCS President's analysis of progress since the establishment of the FORUM, participants listened to a round table session titled "In Partnership for Global Chemical Safety." Above photo: Brazilian Vice-President giving his opening statement

The dias during the opening ceremony
Roy Hickman, President of IFCS, delivering his opening statement
Vice-President Marco Maciel presenting the award of Merit to Michel Mercier

In his acceptance speech, Michel Mercier,underscored that the FORUM developed from the collective efforts and vision of a small group of people believing in a global mechanism, and dedicated the award to them.

Round Table Discussion titled "In Partnership for Global Chemical Safety"

ENB Summary of Second Session IFCS
Linkages Chemicals page
IFCS Secretariat web site with official documents and information for participants
ENB's "Introduction to PIC and POPS"

Other links (NGOs, research institutes, etc)
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