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A consultant is sought, with a deadline of 26 August 2020, to work with the Secretariat’s Scientific and Technical Assistance Branch on chemicals and waste management during public health emergencies, conflicts and disasters.

BRS Secretariat recruiting scientific/technical consultant

 
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Webinar on the protection of children and other vulnerable individuals or groups from the risks posed by their exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and a human rights-based approach

Agriculture is among the three most hazardous sectors to work in at any age in terms of work-related illness, accidents and fatalities. Pesticide exposure represents one of most serious risks to the health of workers and their families in rural areas. Individuals or groups are not equally exposed to the risks of pesticides, not only for biological but also for social and economic reasons.

Webinar on the protection of children and other vulnerable individuals or groups from the risks posed by their exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and a human rights-based approach

Webinar on the protection of children and other vulnerable individuals or groups from the risks posed by their exposure to hazardous pesticides: risk reduction strategies and a human rights-based approach
 
Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings <span class="attentionNote">(Updated 7 April 2021)</span>
 

Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings (Updated 7 April 2021)

Impact of COVID-19 on BRS meetings <span class="attentionNote">(Updated 7 April 2021)</span>
 
Asian Regional Awareness Raising and Training Webinars on the Rotterdam Convention

The overall objectives of the webinars are to raise awareness of the Rotterdam Convention and the status of implementation in the Asian region, to enhance capacities of Designated National Authorities (DNAs) in effectively implementing the Convention. It also seeks to strengthen collaboration between DNAs at national and regional level.

Asian Regional Awareness Raising and Training Webinars on the Rotterdam Convention

Asian Regional Awareness Raising and Training Webinars on the Rotterdam Convention
 
On International Women’s Day, and everyday, BRS salutes women around the world working for the sound management of chemicals and waste

Read our Gender Heroes series for inspiring stories of women’s leadership on implementing at local levels the global agreements for a healthy planet.

On International Women’s Day, and everyday, BRS salutes women around the world working for the sound management of chemicals and waste

On International Women’s Day, and everyday, BRS salutes women around the world working for the sound management of chemicals and waste
 
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