Advancing chemical safety is a necessary component of sustainable development
IPEN Co-Chair Dr. Olga Speranskaya and IPEN Steering Committee Member Yuyun Ismawati have contributed an article to the United Nations Environment Programme publication “Our Planet”- "Advancing chemical safety is a necessary component of sustainable development.” The publication focuses on pollution prevention and clean-up has been released as the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly is underway in Nairobi, Kenya.
IPEN's Views of Selected Issues at UNEA3
See IPEN's Views of Selected Issues to be discussed at UNEA3 for information about IPEN's positions on specific resolutions.
Much of IPEN's work relates to issues that will be discussed at UNEA3. The UN has outlined a series of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030, in order to create a plan of action to address the world's most pressing challenges. IPEN's work relates specifically to SDGs 2, 3, 5, 12, 14, and 17. Find below some helpful materials produced by IPEN for understanding issues of pollution faced around the world that will be relevant to the Assembly.
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
Electronic and Electrical Waste Products
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)
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