High-Level Breakfast on Chemicals and Gender
Invited by Christiane Rohleder, State Secretary, German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, high-level representatives from all stakeholder groups around the world discussed the many linkages between chemicals and gender and how gender-smart solutions can support the sound management of chemicals and waste.
The Beyond 2020 Instrument Post-ICCM5: An Ambitious Future for the Chemical Industry
During this event, chemicals industry representatives shared their perspectives on chemicals management as well as their ambitions for 2030; however, with global production capacity set to increase, there is pressure on the industry to rise to higher standards.
Investor Forum 2023
The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3) fifth Investor Forum aimed to promote sustainable chemistry, inviting 18 startup companies from around the world to showcase their innovative work contributing to sustainability and circular economy and to link with potential investors.
Managing Chemicals and Pollution: The economic costs of failure, and what can be done about it?
Panelists focused on recent research on lead, cadmium, asbestos, and nitrogen dioxide (NO2)—just five out of the thousands of chemicals with tremendous health, economic, and environmental impacts.
Youth Forum on Chemicals Governance 2023
This UN Major Group for Children and Youth-convened side event aimed to engage youth in the design, implementation, monitoring, follow-up, and review of chemicals and waste policies at all levels.
Leveraging Sustainable Chemistry and Circular Economy for Global Environmental Resilience: Addressing the Impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) in the Amazon
Panelists shared strategies for tackling the environmental impacts and health risks of using mercury in artisanal and small-scale mining while acknowledging the challenge of supporting the 20 million people worldwide earning a living from ASM.
World Health Organization (WHO) Chemicals Roadmap: Poisons Centers Saving Lives and Health Sector Costs
Policymakers and experts shared the myriad of issues facing poison centers around the world while emphasizing their critical role in toxicovigilance and the anticipated framework for managing chemicals and wastes.
The Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste: At the Heart of the Right to a Safe and Healthy Working Environment
One million workers die every year due to hazardous exposure to chemicals, while millions more face chronic illnesses.
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