Chemicals and waste are integral to almost all sectors of society, bringing important benefits, however, they can have negative impacts on human health and on the environment. Environmentally sound management of chemicals is essential for living healthy lives and for a healthy planet.

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Organizations

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Better Cotton Initiative

BCI

Earthjustice

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Earthjustice

Earthjustice

Intergovernmental Organizations

Geneva Environment Network

GEN

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury

UNEP

Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNEP

Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Europe Office

UNEP Europe Office

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

Intergovernmental Organizations

World Health Organization

WHO

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Zoï Environment Network

Zoï Environment Network

Experts

Abiola Olanipekun

Abiola Olanipekun is the Chief of Science and Technical Assistance Branch at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS).

Andrea Lechner

Andrea Lechner is a Programme Officer at Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, Governance branch.

Andrés del Castillo

Andrés del Castillo is the Senior Attorney for the Environmental Health Program of the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL).

Beatrice Fihn

Beatrice Fihn is the Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).

Brenda Koekkoek

Brenda Koekkoek is a Programme Manager at the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment.

Carla Valle-Klann

Carla Valle-Klann is a Programme Officer responsible for National Reporting at the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Convention (BRS).

David Azoulay

David Azoulay is the Managing Attorney of the Center for International Environmental Law’s (CIEL) Geneva Office and the Director of CIEL’s Environmental Health Program.

David Ogden

David Ogden is the Chief of the Governance Branch, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Secretariat, at the UN Environment Programme.

Francesca Cenni

Francesca Cenni is a programme officer of the Science and Technical Assistance Branch and the also focal point for BRS activities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Giulia Carlini

Giulia Carlini is a Senior Attorney for the Environmental Health Program of the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), and co-chair of IPEN Toxic Plastics Working Group.

Jacqueline Alvarez

Jacqueline Alvarez is the Chief of the UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch.

Katherine Theotocatos

Katherine Theotocatos is the Head of the Special Programme on Institutional Strengthening of the Chemicals Cluster at UNEP's Chemicals and Health Branch.

Kei Ohno Woodall

Kei Ohno Woodall is a Programme Officer for the Science and Technical Assistance Branch and the Governance Branch at the Rotterdam Convention Chemical (BRS).

Kenneth Davis

Kenneth Davis is a Program Officer from the Technology and Metals Team of the UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) Chemicals and Health Branch.

Kristin Hughes

Kristin Hughes is the Director of the Global Plastic Action Partnership and a member of the Executive Committee of the World Economic Forum.

Lesley Onyon

Lesley Onyon is the Head of the Chemical Safety and Health Unit of the Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health at the World Health Organization.

Melisa T.S. Lim

Melisa Lim is A Programme Officer and the Focal Point to Central and Eastern Europe and Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) at BRS.

Monika Stankiewicz

Monika Stankiewicz is the Executive Secretary of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.

Nalini Sharma

Nalini Sharma is the Senior Coordinator of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).

Otto Simonett

Otto Simonett is the Director of Zoï Environment Network.

Pierre Quiblier

Pierre Quiblier is a Programme Officer at the Chemicals and Health Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Rafal Brykowski

Rafal Brykowski is the Programme Management Officer of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) Secretariat.

Rolph Payet

Rolph Payet is the Executive Secretary of the Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS).

Sandra Avérous-Monnery

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

Events

Body Meeting

Global Methane Forum 2024

18 – 21 Mar 2024

Palais des Nations

UNECE, GMI

World Day

World Health Day 2024

07 Apr 2024

World Day

World Toilet Day 2024

19 Nov 2024

Learning

Online Course

Earth School

UNEP

Publications

Jobs

UNEP

Consultant

Evaluation Expert

24 Feb 2024

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch