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This letter from IPEN and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) was circulated to ICCM4 delegates to ask for support to establish a Global Alliance to Phase-out Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) at the 4th Conference on International Chemicals Management (ICCM4) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. IPEN and PAN believe that such an Alliance, building on lessons learnt by the successful SAICM Global Alliance for the Elimination of Lead in Paint, is vital for assisting countries to adequately deal with HHPs and their replacement in a manner that supports the livelihoods of farmers.

El plaguicida se une a lista internacional de 'altamente peligrosos' programada para la eliminación gradual.
El 29 de julio del año 2015 una rama de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) publicó una monografía del herbicida glifosato, sobre la que había basado su anterior decisión de que este herbicida es un probable cancerígeno para los seres humanos.


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As India marks the second anniversary of the Bihar mid-day meal tragedy today, PAN India, PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) reiterated the call to stop using poisonous pesticides in food.


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Communities remain at risk from widespread agricultural use, protections still needed

News Release: July 1, 2015

Contact: Paul Towers, PANNA, (916) 216-1082
Kari Birdseye, Earthjustice, (415) 217-2098
Kimiko Martinez, NRDC, (310) 434-2344

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IPENer Javier Souza Casadinho, Red de Acción en plaguicidas y sus Alternativas para América Latina (RAPAL), will participate in a debate organized by the Argentine Institute for Social Research, Economic and Public Policy on the subject of undermining natural resources and the environment. He will speak on "Los agrotóxicos y sus alternativas," and join other panelists from Greenpeace Argentina, the Assembly of Famatina, and the President of the General Audit Office. For more information, see: 

Press Release by PAN India, IUF, PAN Asia and the Pacific, Berne Declaration

Geneva, Penang, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Zürich; April 23, 2015

Paraquat in India: too big a risk for farmers and workers



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