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IPEN members have participated as observers in the work of the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Review Committee (POPRC) since its inception. The POPRC is a subsidiary body to the Stockholm Convention established for reviewing chemicals proposed for listing in Annex A, B, and/or C.

Ninth meeting of the POPRC: Rome, Italy, 14 - 18 October, 2013

IPEN Press Release, 18 October: UN Expert Committee: Pentachlorophenol is one of the world’s worst chemicals, Agrees to incorporate climate change impacts in toxic chemical evaluation

IPEN's Quick Views on POPRC9 meeting topics.

Fifth meeting of the POPRC: Geneva, Switzerland, 12 - 16 October, 2009

IPEN Press Release, 16 October, 2009: International Expert Committee: Endosulfan requires global action, Pesticide moves closer to a global ban

Fourth meeting of the POPRC: Geneva, Switzerland, 13 - 17 October, 2008

IPEN's Quick Views on POPRC4 meeting topics.

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