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UNEP Press Conference
Date: 5 September 2012
10:30 - 11:15
Organization: UNEP
Location: Room III
Subject: The Global Chemicals Outlook concludes a two year long process that has brought together the governments, industry, academics and civil society to provide for the first time a comprehensive environmental understanding and up to date assessment of trends and changes affecting the production and use of chemicals throughout their life cycle, their health and environment effects, economic implications, and policy options.


The Global Chemicals Outlook concludes a two year long process that has brought together the governments, industry, academics and civil society to provide for the first time a comprehensive environmental understanding and up to date assessment of trends and changes affecting the production and use of chemicals throughout their life cycle, their health and environment effects, economic implications, and policy options.

  • Opening remarks by Sylvie Lemmet, UNEP's Director, Division for Technology, Industry and Economics.
  • Presentation by Tim Kasten, UNEP, Head, Chemicals Branch, Analysis of trends of chemicals production and use and environmental and health effects.
  • Views from WHO (by phone), Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health and Environment to highlight relevance to strengthened health and environment coordinated actions.


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