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Community of practice summary of discussions

Capacity building – tools that are used

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July 2022
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). This is a summary of the discussion on Capacity building – tools that are used, which took place on 6 July 2022.Presenters: Olivier Wootton (UNITAR), Dr. Olga
Community of practice summary of discussions

Transitioning to paints without added lead: guidance and experience in reformulation

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May 2022
The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have established a 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. This is a summary of the discussion on Transitioning to paints without added lead: guidance and experience in reformulation, which took place on 25 May 2022.Presenters: Dr Branko Dunjic (NCPC
Emerging Policy Issues: Lead in paint
Community of practice summary of discussions

The role and importance of national and regional Highly Hazardous Pesticides strategies

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May 2022
The SAICM Secretariat, in partnership with the University of Cape Town, established a community of practice on Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) to foster discussions, exchange of best practices, and recommendations to address HHPs amongst relevant stakeholders. This is a summary of the discussion on The role and importance of national and regional Highly Hazardous Pesticides strategies, which took place on 18 May 2022.Presenters: Fredrick Otieno (CEJAD), Mark Davis (FAO)The need for action on highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) has received attention
Emerging Policy Issues: Highly Hazardous Pesticides
Community of practice summary of discussions

Traceability tools across supply chains

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May 2022
The SAICM Secretariat, in partnership with the University of Cape Town, established a community of practice 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). This is a summary of the discussion on Traceability tools across supply chains, which took place on 12 May 2022.Presenters: Virginia Cram-Martos (UNECE), Lorenzo Zullo (Chemchain), Deborah Taylor (UNECE)With increasing pressure for environmental and social due diligence in
Emerging Policy Issues: Chemicals in products
Community of practice summary of discussions

The Link between Climate Change and Chemical Accidents

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April 2022
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). This is a summary of the discussion on The Link between Climate Change and Chemical Accidents, which took place on 20 April 2022.Presenters: Marie-Ange Baucher (OECD), Dr
Community of practice summary of discussions

Cross-sectoral global minimum transparency standard for hazardous chemicals in products - an essential tool to detoxify material cycles

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March 2022
The SAICM Secretariat, in partnership with the University of Cape Town, established a community of practice 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). This is a summary of the discussion on Cross-sectoral global minimum transparency standard for hazardous chemicals in products - an essential tool to detoxify material cycles, which took place on 17 March 2022.Presenters: Mafoko Phomane (groundWork South Africa)
Emerging Policy Issues: Chemicals in products
Community of practice summary of discussions

Lead Paint Testing: Case Studies of Impact

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March 2022
The Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have established a 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. This is a summary of the discussion on Lead Paint Testing: Case Studies of Impact, which took place on 9 March 2022.Presenters: Lucia Coulter (LEEP), Raja Ram Pote Shrestha (WHO)
Emerging Policy Issues: Lead in paint
Community of practice summary of discussions

Community of Practice on Chemicals and SDGs - 2021 Digest Compliation

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February 2022
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). This is a compilation of summaries of the discussions, which took place in 2021.