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IPEN Quick Views of Stockholm Convention COP7

In the run-up to the 7th Conference of the Parties (COP7), IPEN has released its "Quick Views of Stockholm Convention COP7." This document is a summary statement of IPEN views on issues that COP7 will be called upon to address, including POPs wastes, tecnical assistance and regional centres, rules of procedure, compliance, listing of pentachlorophenol (PCP) in Annex A, listing of hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD) in Annex A and C, exemptions and acceptable purposes, evaluation of PFOS, and more. 

More information about IPEN's work during COP7 can be found here

For more information about pentachlorophenol (PCP), see a call from health, human rights, environmental justice, and conservation organizations across North America requesting the governments of Mexico, Canada, and the United States to join them in opposition to its continued use here