SAICM Beyond 2020: Opinion of NGOs in the EU

The mandate of SAICM will end in 2020. We have now an opportunity to develop an ambitious international framework to prevent and eliminate adverse impacts on the health of people and the environment, across the lifecycle of chemicals and wastes. It is important to preserve the multi-stakeholder and multi-sectorial character of SAICM while making sure that it contains the possibility to include legally binding obligations, together with national measures for meeting those obligations. Consideration should be given to a legally binding overarching global framework for the sound management of chemicals.Read More

Topics and Contact Persons

Biodiversity

Friedrich Wulf, pronatura

Women

Meike Spitzner, Wuppertal Institut
für Klima, Umwelt, Energie

Trade

Alessa Hartmann, PowerShift e.V.
Tobias Reichert, Germanwatch

Agriculture and Nutrition

Marek Baumeister, Aktionsgemeinschaft Solidarische Welt e.V.

Oceans

Kai Kaschinski, fair-oceans

Forests

László Maráz, Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung

Water

Durmus Ünlü, AÖW

Habitat