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A Toxics-Free Future

2004 Milestones

  • The International POPs Elimination Project (IPEP) begins, and includes the establishment of 8 IPEN Regional Hubs in the Anglophone Africa; Central and Eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia; Francophone Africa; Latin America; Middle East; South Asia and Southeast Asia regions.
  • The Stockholm Convention enters into force (becomes international law), as 50+ countries ratify the Convention.