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  • October 27, 2020

    Webinar: Gender and Green and Sustainable Chemistry

    You are kindly invited you to join once a month for 45 min on gender equality and its interconnection to the world of chemistry. Every last Tuesday at 2pm CEST, there will be opportunities to learn from experts and discuss how it is possible to create a gender-responsive future framework for the sound management of chemicals and waste.Every last Tuesday of the month – at 2 pm CEST:WEBINAR 1 – 28th

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  • October 25-31, 2020

    International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) 2020

    The International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of action (ILPPW) takes place every year at the end of October. The objectives of the campaign are to raise awareness about health effects of lead poisoning; highlight countries and partners' efforts to prevent particularly childhood lead poisoning; and urge further action to eliminate lead paint through regulatory action at country level.The

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  • October 21, 2020

    Online discussion: Overview of the HHP Global Action Plan and way forward

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched a Community of Practice (CoP) on Highly Hazardous Pesticides  to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs).The next online session will be

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  • October 5, 2020

    Global Webinar for Policymakers on Eliminating Lead in Paint through Regulatory Action

    The webinar aims to provide participants with:An understanding of why the elimination of lead paint is importantAn overview of the goal of the Lead Paint Alliance and how the SAICM Lead Paint project supports this goal.Guidance on how to draft lead paint regulations.Information on lead paint testing.Perspectives of industry and ideas on how best to work industry on lead paint regulation and reformulation efforts.

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  • September 30, 2020

    Online discussion: Brainstorming implementation of gender mainstreaming into national policies for the sound management of chemicals and waste

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched a Community of Practice (CoP) on Chemicals and SDGs to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Chemicals and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The next online session will be

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  • September 29, 2020

    Webinar: Gender and chemicals in practice

    You are kindly invited you to join once a month for 45 min on gender equality and its interconnection to the world of chemistry. Every last Tuesday at 2pm CEST, there will be opportunities to learn from experts and discuss how it is possible to create a gender-responsive future framework for the sound management of chemicals and waste.Every last Tuesday of the month – at 2 pm CEST:WEBINAR 1 – 28th

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  • September 23, 2020

    Online discussion: Awareness raising materials for lead in paint elimination

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are launching a new Community of Practice (CoP) on Lead in Paint to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to the elimination of Lead Paint.The first session will be held on 23 September at 14:00-15:30 Central European

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  • September 17, 2020

    Online discussion: Mapping session of Chemicals in Products Globally

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched a Community of Practice (CoP) on Chemicals in Products to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Chemicals in Products (CiP).The next online session will be held on 17 September at

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  • September 16, 2020

    International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2020

    In 1994, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 16 September the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date of the signing, in 1987, of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (resolution 49/114). The principal aim of the Montreal Protocol is to protect the ozone layer by taking measures to control total global production and

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  • September 16, 2020

    Online discussion: Examples and case studies on strategies for identifying HHPs from different perspectives

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched a Community of Practice (CoP) on Highly Hazardous Pesticides  to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs).The next online session will be

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  • September 14-18, 2020

    16th Meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee

    The 16th meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-16) will review the possible listing of hazardous chemicals under the various annexes of the Stockholm Convention.POPRC-16 is taking place back-to-back with the 16th meeting of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee (CRC-16).

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  • September 9, 2020

    Benign by Design – Taster Course for Master in Sustainable Chemistry

    Introduction to the Concept of Benign by Design with Prof. Dr. Klaus Kümmerer.

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  • September 8-11, 2020

    16th Meeting of the Rotterdam Convention Chemical Review Committee

    The 16th meeting of the Chemical Review Committee (CRC-16) will review chemicals and pesticide formulations for possible listing under Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention.CRC-16 will convene back-to-back with the 16th meeting of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC-16).

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  • August 26, 2020

    Online discussion: Gender and sound management of chemicals and waste: Gender and the SAICM Emerging Policy Issues

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched a Community of Practice (CoP) on Chemicals and SDGs to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Chemicals and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The next online session will be

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  • August 25, 2020

    Webinar: Gender and chemicals in different sectors

    You are kindly invited you to join once a month for 45 min on gender equality and its interconnection to the world of chemistry. Every last Tuesday at 2pm CEST, there will be opportunities to learn from experts and discuss how it is possible to create a gender-responsive future framework for the sound management of chemicals and waste.Every last Tuesday of the month – at 2 pm CEST:WEBINAR 1 – 28th

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  • August 19, 2020

    Online discussion: Perspectives on addressing HHPs in the SAICM context

    Please note that there has been a time change.The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have launched a Community of Practice (CoP) on Highly Hazardous Pesticides  to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Highly Hazardous

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  • August 18, 2020

    Online discussion: Setting low limits for lead in paint – legal side

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are launching a new Community of Practice (CoP) on Lead in Paint to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to the elimination of Lead Paint.The next session will be held on 18 August at 16:00-17:30 Central European

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  • August 6, 2020

    Regional meeting for the development of a regional standard on lead in paint in the ECOWAS region

    An information meeting is convened by the ECOWAS Commission to present issues around lead paint and how the project could assist ECOWAS achieve a regional standard and regulation according to the ECOSHAM chart in annex. With the assistance of technical experts, the Commission will present global and regional information on the lead paint issue and the need for establishing a regional technical standard and regulation in the ECOWAS region.

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  • July 28, 2020

    Webinar: Chemicals and gender – why it matters?

    You are kindly invited you to join once a month for 45 min on gender equality and its interconnection to the world of chemistry. Every last Tuesday at 2pm CEST, there will be opportunities to learn from experts and discuss how it is possible to create a gender-responsive future framework for the sound management of chemicals and waste.Every last Tuesday of the month – at 2 pm CEST:WEBINAR 1 – 28th

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  • July 15, 2020

    Online discussion: Mapping the global landscape of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) work

    The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are launching a new Community of Practice (CoP) on Highly Hazardous Pesticides  to bring representatives from different sectors together and to create a learning network around issues related to addressing Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs).The first session will be held

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You might want to check SAICM website for more events: www.saicm.org