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A Toxics-Free Future


Global Day of Action in Peru

Global week of action on POPs in Peru.

This report highlights activities conducted by RAAA as part of Peru's Global Week of Action on POPs. Activities included a press conference on April 22, 2005 in Huancayo, Junín, in coordination with the organization CEDEPAS, about the health and environmental impacts of POPs, as well as the problem of obsolete pesticide stockpiles. The conference was attended by numerous media, including several radio stations, newspapers and TV stations. On April 22, 2005 a video conference about POPs, the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention took place in the city of Arequipa at the Peruvian-North American Cultural Institute in coordination with the US Embassy and the University of Alas Peruanas, University Andina and National University of San Agustin. The conference was attended by 200 people. RAAA is an active participant in the National Coordination Committee of the Stockholm Convention in Peru.

POPs press conference with numerous media and university representatives present

Red de Accion en Alternativas al uso de Agroquímicos (RAAA)