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Upcoming Central and West Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead in Paints

UNEP, IPEN and the Government of Republic of Cameroon are co-hosting a workshop on regulations and standards on Lead in Paints, on the 8th and 9th of December 2016. This workshop will take place in Yaoundé, the Republic of Cameroon.  The overall...

Lead in paint – Q&A with Dr Olga Speranskaya

The international lead poisoning prevention week of action takes place between 23 – 29 October, with the aim of raising awareness of the health and other risks posed by lead and what can be done to combat them. This year’s theme focuses on lead in...

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#banleadpaint

Lead, the silent killer, stalks Kenya’s paint industry

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International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 23-29 October 2016

 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 23-29 October 2016

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Upcoming Events/Meetings

8 December 2016 to 9 December 2016

Central and West Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead in Paints

The Central and West Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead in Paints will take place on 8-9 December 2016, co-hosted by Government of the Republic of Cameroon, the United Nations Environment and IPEN, in Yaoundé, the Republic of Cameroon.   ...
23 October 2016 to 29 October 2016

International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action 2016

From 23 to 29 October 2016 the international lead poisoning prevention week of action will take place, with a particular focus on eliminating lead paint.  Lead poisoning is entirely preventable, yet the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has estimated that in 2013 lead exposure accounted...
13 September 2016 to 14 September 2016

East Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead in Paints

  The East Africa Workshop on the Development of National and Regional Regulations and Standards on Lead in Paints will be co-hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the United Nations Environment Programme 13-14 September 2016, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania...
23 May 2016

Delegates to UN Environment Assembly II Gather in Lead Paint Event

Nairobi, 23 May 2016:  Around 50 delegates from governments, industry and civil society gathered in a side event organized by the Lead Paint The side event, entitled "Four Years to Phase Out Lead in Paint Worldwide", took stock of the progress towards the goal of the Lead Paint Alliance to have...
19 May 2016 to 20 May 2016

Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Workshop on the Establishment of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint

Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Workshop on the Establishment of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint, co-hosted by the Government of the Republic of Moldova and UNEP, will take place on 19-20 May 2016 in Chișinău, Republic of Moldova.   Concept Note  Agenda  List of the Participants...

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