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11th Meeting of the Chemical Review Committee to the Rotterdam Convention
on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for Certain Hazardous
Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade

26-28 October 2015 | Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

Highlights for Wednesday, 28 October 2015

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A view of the dias during the final day of CRC-11

CRC-11 The eleventh meeting of the CRC to the Rotterdam Convention on the PIC Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade convened for its third and final day on Wednesday at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.

Delegates adopted the DGD on tributyltin and forwarded it to COP for consideration. They also recommended that carbosulfan be included in the PIC Procedure. On atrazine, CRC agreed to defer consideration of the notifications from both the EU and the Sahelian region until CRC-12. Delegates then adopted the report.

In his closing remarks, Co-Executive Secretary of the Rotterdam Convention, William Murray, thanked the Committee for their hard work, and commended the efforts of the CRC Chair Helbig. In his closing remarks, Chair Helbig noted the challenges that faced the Committee, but said the CRC had succeeded and achieved good outcomes. He thanked outgoing members of the CRC for their work.

He gaveled the meeting to a close at 12:05pm.

IISD Reporting Services, has provided daily web updates from the 11th Meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-11), which was held from 26 to 28 October 2015. A summary and analysis report of CRC-11 is available in HTML and PDF. Available in ENB Mobile at:

Chair Helbig and CRC member Omar Bah, the Gambia

Abiola Olanipekun, BRS Secretariat, presents on Science to Action

CRC member Ram Niwas Jindal, India, discusses with observers from the US

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