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IPEN has prepared "Quick Views" documents for the following SAICM regional meetings:

These documents highlight IPEN views on SAICM Beyond 2020 issues such as vision, policy principles, objectives and milestones, governance, high-level political commitment and financing. The document also follows IPEN comments that were provided to Brazil and Canada, the Co-Chairs of SAICM's "Beyond 2020" intersessional process. 

Updates about IPEN's work during the SAICM regional meetings will be posted here. Additional IPEN policy papers relevant to the Beyond 2020 process can be found here, and IPEN's activities during the 1st Meeting of the Intersessional Process for SAICM Beyond 2020 that took place in Brazil in February, 2017 are detailed here.

The near-fatal poisoning of a NSW Central Coast man with severe autism who drank a cocktail of highly toxic herbicides left in an unmarked drink bottle has sparked fresh calls for a nationwide ban on Paraquat.

Un conjunto de organizaciones sociales y ambientales tratamos de entender lo inexplicable, a 15 días de sancionada en Rosario por unanimidad la ordenanza de prohibición del herbicida glifosato, los co

En la sesión del jueves 30 de noviembre, los concejales de los bloques del Socialismo (Irizar, Estevez, Comi, Chale, Poy, Rosua, León), del Pro (Roselló, Bouza, Ghilotti, Chumpitaz, Cardozo) y sus aliados (Giuliano, Cossia, Boasso), consumaron un mamarracho jurídico administrativo con el objetivo de echar por tierra la ordenanza votada unánimemente el 16 de noviembre, la cual proh

IPEN Participating Organization Center for Environmental Justice and Development (CEJAD) is featured in this news story from K24 in Kenya. The story relates to the dangerous concentration of lead in Lake Naivasha, which is likely due to pesticide run-off from nearby flower farms or other agricultural activities in the area. Dr.


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