Chemicals are all around us. They keep our homes clean, produce better goods, improve health care and are major contributors to national and world economies. As the world’s population approaches 8 billion, the…Read More
Twenty-seven Small Island Developing States have come together in a bid to manage and eliminate toxic chemicals and waste.
The initiative is backed by $450 million in funding from the Global Environment Facility (…Read More
The Nigerian Government, the Global Environment Facility and UN Environment have announced a $15-million initiative to kick off a circular electronics system in Nigeria.
Up to 100,000 people work in the informal…Read More
Exposure to asbestos has been a long-standing issue, threatening the health of both the environment and human population for centuries. Hundreds of millions of people are exposed to the toxin worldwide each year,…Read More
Chemicals are an integral part of our lives and are present in most of the products we use every day in our homes. In the bathroom for example, formaldehyde often sits in shampoo, microbeads in toothpaste,…Read More
For more than two decades, the Republic of North Macedonia has made notable achievements towards the sound management of chemicals. Its first law on chemicals was introduced in 2007 and updated in 2010 to harmonize…Read More
Since 2014, the Republic of Serbia has been looking to join the European Union. Serbia is, therefore, working to adhere to European Union regulations concerning the sound management of chemicals and waste, and to…Read More
The Government of the Republic of Moldova has been undertaking strong and positive commitments towards improving the management of chemicals and waste with to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and…Read More
The effects from decades of war in Afghanistan have left the country facing severe environmental challenges, from deforestation to water management. Among these issues is the inability of the country to treat and…Read More
Since the end of its brutal civil war in 2002 and the relative political stability that followed, Angola has taken concrete steps to address national chemicals and waste management priorities and implemented key…Read More