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Acting, Head, Knowledge and Risk Unit, Chemicals and Health Branch, UNEP

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Sandra Avérous Monnery is Acting head of the Knowledge and Risk unit, in the Chemicals and Health Branch at the United Nations Environment Programme.

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Sandra Avérous Monnery is Acting head of the Knowledge and Risk unit, in the Chemicals and Health Branch at the United Nations Environment Programme. She works on the chemicals agenda, in particular leads on Chemicals in Products (buildings, textiles, toys, electronics), chemicals and Plastics, Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Global Mercury Partnership.

She has been involved in international processes and negotiations on Sustainable Consumption and Production and on chemicals and waste. She joined UNEP about 15 years ago, and worked on Disaster Preparedness, Sustainable Consumption and Production as well as Eco-innovation and engaging all actors towards sustainable value chains and circularity.