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IPEN Media Alert: What to Watch for at the 4th International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4)

Delegates from more than 100 governments, along with representatives of the chemical industry and public interest groups, will evaluate progress and plan for the future at the only international forum that addresses global and national issues related to sound chemicals management. The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) is coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). You can follow updates from IPEN on Twitter @toxicsfree and obtain more details about ICCM4 issues here.

Read IPEN's Media Advisory to learn about some important developments to watch for and track at the ICCM4 meeting, including: the future of international cooperation on sound chemicals management, concrete steps to phase out highly hazardous pesticides, SAICM’s five-year plan, and the management of chemicals that fall outside of chemicals conventions.