الملوثات العضوية الثابتة

Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are organic chemical substances that are recognized as a serious, global threat to human health and to ecosystems.

In order to protect human health and the environment from POPs, UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch through a variety of activities, supports parties in the implementation of their obligations under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

The Chemicals and Health Branch supports a range of projects, including: POPs global monitoringPCB a forgotten legacy?Alternatives to DDT, POPs pesticides, POPs destruction technologiesNational implementation plansUnintentional POPs, and Scientific assessments

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Building sustainable, long-term capacity

The Chemicals and Health Branch supports a range of activities related to the monitoring and management of POPs. These activities include: