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A Toxics-Free Future


Global Day of Action in Morocco

Global day of action: together against pesticide damage.

A Global Day of Action, organized by the Société Marocaine de Toxicologie Clinique et Analytique, raised awareness about the danger of pesticides in Morocco and included a detailed discussion of the Stockholm Convention, what constitutes POPs substances and the epidemiology and health risks of POPs. The audience included members of the private sector; NGOs working in environment and development; representatives from the Ministries of Environment, Agriculture, Industry and Health; community health professionals; media; university students; and the general public. Brochures highlighting the Stockholm Convention were developed and distributed to all target groups. A press conference announced the activities in order to increase participation of local communities in activities and issues concerning POPs and the Stockholm Convention.

Brochure developed and distributed on POPs and the Stockholm Convention.
Press conference on POPs

Société Marocaine de Toxicologie Clinique et Analytique