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

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

BCI

Organization | Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Better Cotton Initiative

BCI

Earthjustice

Organization | Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Earthjustice

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

Geneva Environment Network

GEN

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

UNEP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Waste Branch

UNEP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Europe Office

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

Organization | Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

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).

Angus Mackay

Angus Mackay is the Director of the Division for Planet at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

Baskut Tuncak

Baskut Tuncak is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes.

Brenda Koekkoek

Brenda Koekkoek is a Programme Officer at the SAICM Secretariat.

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.

Franz Perrez

Franz Perrez is the Swiss Ambassador for the Environment and the Head of the International Affairs Division at the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN).

Giulia Carlini

Giulia Carlini is a Staff Attorney for the Environmental Health Program of the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL).

Monika Gail MacDevette

Monika Gail MacDevette is the Deputy Director of Ecosystems Division at the Chemicals and Health Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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.

Rolph Payet

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

Events

Event | Virtual

The Environmental Agenda of International Geneva

01 Sep 2020 09:00 – 10:00

Live | Webex Event & Facebook

GEN

Event | Afterwork

Nettoyage du Rhône urbain

05 Sep 2020 07:30 – 13:00

Quai de l'Île | Genève

Event | Conference

Geneva Health Forum

16 – 18 Nov 2020

Centre International de Conférences de Genève (CICG)

UNIGE

Learning

Learning | Online Course

Earth School

UNEP

Publications

Jobs

UNEP

Job | Consultant

Mercury Specialist

16 Aug 2020

UNEP Resources and Markets Branch