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Side events at ICCM3

Tuesday, 18 September:

Pesticide Action Network International is hosting a side event on Feeding Healthy Communities: Alternatives to the highly hazardous pesticides.  Discussions will be held on:

  • FAO update on their work on the highly hazardous pesticides.
  •  PAN International examples from sustainable farms feeding healthy communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Presentations from the side event are available:

An Asia-Pacific Update: Feeding Communities, Farming without Hazardous Pesticides

Alternatives to Highly Hazardous Pesticides in Mexico and Latin America

Feeding Healthy Communities: Alternatives to Highly Hazardous Pesticides

Alternatives to Synthetic Pesticides: Some Experiences from Africa

FAO Action on Highly Hazardous Pesticides

Carina Weber and Fernando Bejarano at PAN side event

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, 17 September:

IPEN, along with the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Health Organization, is hosting a side event on Lead Paint Elimination: Progress, Prospects and Perspectives. Presentations will be given on:

•  Initiatives and projects aimed at protecting children’s health

by eliminating the manufacture, sale and use of lead paints;

•  Prospects to achieve global lead paint elimination by 2020; and

•  Plans and strategies for global lead paint elimination.


Hemantha Withanage from Centre for Environmental Justice, Sri Lanka, speaking at Lead in Paint side event

 

 


David Piper (UNEP) and Jack Weinberg (IPEN) at Lead in Paint side event