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A Toxics-Free Future


AWHHE represents the Armenian civil society sector at UNDP / GEF inception workshop on elimination of obsolete pesticides stockpiles and addressing POPs contaminated sites

On 4 December, 2015, IPEN Participating Organization Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment (AWHHE) represented the Armenian civil society sector at the inception workshop of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) / Global Environment Facility (GEF) full-sized project "Elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles and addressing POPs-contaminated sites within a sound chemicals management framework." The workshop, organized by the UNDP-Armenia office, was opened by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Nature protection RA. The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia addressed the participants with an opening welcome. Additionally, the UNDP Project Coordinator noted the long-term commitment of AWHHE to the elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles in Armenia.

AWHHE President Elena Manvelyan (3rd from left) attended the workshop