IPEN offers a wide range of expert spokespeople on topics related to chemical safety and heavy metals with experience working in international fora to address these issues. Our network of scientists and NGO leaders working in more than 100 developing countries and countries with economies in transition can help round out your story with the “on the ground” and policy experience they have gleaned within their own countries.
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The SAICM NGO Global Outreach Campaign aims to raise awareness about the harms of toxic chemicals, plus engage and broaden the base of civil society groups working on issues related to the implementation of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).
The International POPs Elimination Project engaged over 350 NGOs, and implemented more than 290 projects in 65 countries. The formal title of the project is Fostering Active and Effective Civil Society Participation in Preparations for Implementation of the Stockholm Convention.
IPEN's projects have spanned the globe and in each case our site provides detailed reports on the projects.
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Overview for Chemicals in Products project
In 2009, recognizing the current impacts and continuing threats of ongoing mercury contamination, governments of the world agreed to start negotiations on a global, legally binding mercury treaty w
The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants is an international, legally binding agreement ratified by over 170 countries to address global chemic