What we do

Emerging issues

We work on global emerging priorities issues identified by governments on the environmentally sound management of hazardous chemicals.

Environment, health and pollution

We address the important issues and linkages between Environment and Health within the organization and with partner organizations and stakeholders.


We aim to minimize the adverse effects of mercury.

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

We protect human health and the environment from Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Policy and Governance

We work on important chemical related issues with special attention on specific deliverables in phase under the Sustainable Development Goals.

Special Programme

We support institutional strengthening to help countries implement chemicals- and waste-related international agreements.