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The webinar took place online, chaired by the US EPA and UN Environment's Regional Office in Latin America and the Caribbean, on Friday, April 7th. Prompted by global concerns about the exposure to lead contained in paint addressed at the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in May…

UN Environment and Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection co-organized a Workshop on China-Africa Cooperation on the Elimination of Lead Paint in Beijing, China on 24 March 2017. This workshop was held as a part of UN Environment's project, funded by the Government of China, to work towards…

Categorized Under: China

An exciting week of meetings to launch the drafting of the sixth Global Environment Outlook came to a close on 24 February 2017 in the beautiful town of Frascati, Italy, just outside of Rome. The meeting, graciously funded by the Italian government and hosted at the European Space Agency facilities…

Categorized Under: Italy

Statements and recommendations by the African non-state actors on Sustainable Energy in Africa, made  to the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) . UN Environment in conjunction with partners supported the non-state actors meetings that took place on the…

Categorized Under: Ethiopia

Once a year, the Civil Society Unit together with all six Regional Offices convenes Regional Consultative Meetings (RCM) to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues on issues pertinent to the UN Environment.  These consultations will take place in 2016 and 2017 and are considered to be preparatory…

The Central and West Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead In Paints will take place on 8-9 December 2016, co-hosted by Government of the Republic of Cameroon, the United Nations Environment and IPEN, in Yaoundé, the Republic of Cameroon. …

Categorized Under: Cameroon

FIND the 2016 report on activities that took place during the Week of Action HERE . From 23 to 29 October 2016 the international lead poisoning prevention week of action took place, with a particular focus on eliminating lead paint.  Lead poisoning is entirely preventable, yet the Institute for…

The second meeting of the Executive Board of the Special Programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level for implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) took…

Categorized Under: Thailand

The East Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead in Paints will be co-hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the United Nations Environment Programme 13-14 September 2016, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania. Lead…

Categorized Under: Tanzania

Around 50 delegates from governments, industry and civil society gathered in a side event organized by the Lead Paint The side event, entitled "Four Years to Phase Out Lead in Paint Worldwide", took stock of the progress towards the goal of the Lead Paint Alliance to have legal limits to lead in…

Categorized Under: Kenya