Justice for Asbestos Victims
On the opening day of the Rotterdam Convention COP, Indonesian and other Ban Asbestos campaigners, Rotterdam Convention Alliance representatives, and supporters held a vigil and media conference at the entrance to the meeting venue in order to remind delegates about their responsibility to include chrysotile asbestos in the Convention. Subono, a victim of asbestos, later gave the following intervention in the plenary:
3 May, 2017
Gender Pioneers Award Ceremony
Former IPEN Co-Chair & Senior Advisor to the National Toxics Network Dr. Mariann Lloyd-Smith and Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Asia & the Pacific Director Sarojeni Rengam were among those honored at the Gender Pioneers for a Future Detoxified ceremony.