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Costs of Inaction: on the Sound Management of Chemicals

Costs of Inaction: on the
Sound Management
of ChemicalsThe Costs of Inaction work builds on the UNDP-UNEP Partnership Initiative for the Integration of the Sound Management of Chemicals into Development Planning Processes, contributes to the WHO-UNEP Health and Environment Strategic Alliance, and provides support for UNEP Guidance on the Development of Legal and Institutional Infrastructures for Sound Management of Chemicals and Measures for Recovering Costs of National Administration (LIRA-Guidance). This document provides a practical and useful assessment of the current state of knowledge of the economic costs of inaction on the sound management of chemicals. It makes available early research findings and the evidence needed to support the argument for enhanced political action.

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