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Chemicals and Waste

UNEP is a primary driving force in the UN system for international activities related to the sound management of chemicals. The aim is to promote chemical safety and provide countries with access to information on toxic chemicals. UNEP promotes chemical safety by providing policy advice, technical guidance and capacity building to developing countries and those with economies in transition, including activities on chemicals related to the implementation of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). 

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East Africa Sub-regional Workshop on the Establishment of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint
2-3 December 2015 - United Nations Conference Centre, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

GEF UNEP/IPEN Regional Lead Paint Elimination Project in Africa Workshop
4 December 2015 - United Nations Conference Centre, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Workshop on Sound Management of Used Lead Acid Batteries (ULAB)

26-27 November 2015 - International Environmental Technology Centre, Osaka, Japan

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