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Increasing Knowledge on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
Watch the SAICM video, screened on 26 November at the Geneva Environment Network chemicals briefing, exploring this growing area of concern.

Increasing Knowledge on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Increasing Knowledge on Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

 

Gender Heroes 4: Working to get shipbreaking off the beach
See the latest in our Gender Heroes series to find out how two inspiring women helped found and now lead a coalition aiming for environmentally sound shipbreaking.

Gender Heroes 4: Working to get shipbreaking off the beach

Gender Heroes 4: Working to get shipbreaking off the beach

 

Gender Heroes 3: Exposure to hazards from e-waste recycling
The 3rd episode of the BRS Gender Heroes series examines the informal e-waste recycling sector in Africa.

Gender Heroes 3: Exposure to hazards from e-waste recycling

Gender Heroes 3: Exposure to hazards from e-waste recycling

 

Gender Heroes 2 - protecting human health and the environment in Russia
Read the second of our Gender Heroes stories, inspiring work from Volgograd on environmental justice and the quest for environmentally sound management of chemicals and wastes.

Gender Heroes 2 - protecting human health and the environment in Russia

Gender Heroes 2 - protecting human health and the environment in Russia

 

Meet our BRS Gender Heroes
The first of our series on gender shows how community-based action pesticide monitoring can protect human health and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region.

Meet our BRS Gender Heroes

Meet our BRS Gender Heroes
 
Get the latest news on chemicals and wastes
Follow BRS via twitter on @brsmeas to get latest postings on the sound management of chemicals and wastes.

Get the latest news on chemicals and wastes

Get the latest news on chemicals and wastes

 

19,000 people visit UN Geneva to celebrate UN70
The BRS Secretariat was a proud member of the UNEP team on Saturday 24 October as thousands of people visited the Palais des Nations to learn more about body burden and the sound management of chemicals and waste.

19,000 people visit UN Geneva to celebrate UN70

19,000 people visit UN Geneva to celebrate UN70

 

BRS celebrates the 70th anniversary of the UN
Meet the BRS team at the UN70 Open Day at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Saturday 24 October 2015 .

BRS celebrates the 70th anniversary of the UN

BRS celebrates the 70th anniversary of the UN

 

Experts meet to protect human health and environment
FAO Rome hosts the 11th meeting of the Chemicals Review Committee, 26 - 28 October 2015 to consider draft guidance documents, final regulatory actions, and new listings.

Experts meet to protect human health and environment

Experts meet to protect human health and environment

 

Global Roster of Experts now online!
To access recognised experts in chemicals and waste, visit the new online Roster, the latest addition to the BRS clearing-house mechanism.

Global Roster of Experts now online!

Global Roster of Experts now online!

 

Don’t miss the September edition of UNEP’s Our Planet
Focusing on making our future chemical-safe, and featuring an article by BRS Executive Secretary Rolph Payet, view it here.

Don’t miss the September edition of UNEP’s Our Planet

Don’t miss the September edition of UNEP’s Our Planet

Focusing on making our future chemical-safe, and featuring an article by BRS Executive Secretary Rolph Payet

The September 2015 issue of UNEP’s flagship magazine “Our Planet; highlights how sound management of chemicals and wastes is at the core of achieving sustainable development, with contributions from a number of distinguished policy makers and experts including the BRS Executive Secretary, Rolph Payet, together with useful infographics and an introductory overview by the UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner. Please visit the UNEP Our Planet website.



SDGs under the spotlight at ICCM4 and side events
Implementing SDGs occupied a Panel Discussion at ICCM4 at which UNEP, UNITAR, BRS and Minamata secretariats urged the importance of mainstreaming chemicals and waste, echoing a call made by UNEP Chief Achim Steiner earlier this week.

SDGs under the spotlight at ICCM4 and side events

SDGs under the spotlight at ICCM4 and side events

 

New film launched as ICCM4 opens in Geneva
"Let’s get there together" urges the Fourth International Conference on Chemicals Management, which looks ahead to fulfilling the 2020 targets on sound management of chemicals.

New film launched as ICCM4 opens in Geneva

New film launched as ICCM4 opens in Geneva

 

Climate Neutral Now: UN-wide initiative launched
BRS offset 100% of its greenhouse gas emissions for 2013, as UNFCCC launches its Climate Neutral Now initiative for organisations, companies and individuals to measure, reduce and offset their emissions.

Climate Neutral Now: UN-wide initiative launched

Climate Neutral Now: UN-wide initiative launched

 

BRS presents at Expo Milano 2015
BRS and 12 other Geneva-based organizations highlighted how “International Geneva” works on food at EXPO 2015 in Milan on Saturday, 19th September.

BRS presents at Expo Milano 2015

BRS presents at Expo Milano 2015

 

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