This workshop is jointly organized by the UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) Chemicals and Waste Branch, the Secretariat of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), the Interim Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC). It will bring together 50-60 participants from governments, intergovernmental organizations, private sector, academia and civil society to discuss the effective integration of sound management of chemicals and waste into national implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and development planning.
dates: 11-13 April 2016
location: Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
contact: UNITAR Chemicals and Waste Management Programme
phone: +41 22 917 8400
fax: +41 22 917 8047