WECF Deutschland

WECF France

WECF Nederland

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

Toxic Free Gifts for Dutch Parliamentarians

Concerned parents reached out successfully to politicians! Questions will follow in Dutch House of Commons

22.11.2012 |WECF




Een aantal van de Kamerleden: van links naar rechts Liesbeth van Tongeren (GL), Joel Voordewind (CU), Carla Dik-Faber (CU), Marit Maij (PvdA) en Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (VVD)

Concerned parents reached out successfully to politicians! Questions will follow in Dutch House of Commons.

A collection of green parent initiatives, supported by WECF, calling themselves Mama Green presented toxic free gifts to raise awareness on the fact that consumerproducts and food, meant for children, still too often contain too high doses of hazardous substances or endocrine disrupting substances (EDCs). Promises were made that Questions would be raised in Parliament during Question Time.  WECF would like to thank the politicians who accepted our inviation: Joel Voordewind, Carla Dik-Faber, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Pieter Heerma, Pieter Omtzigt, Liesbeth van Tongeren, Marianne Thieme,  Marit Maij, Loes Ypma and Lutz Jacobi.




The alliance of concerned parents "MamaGreen" on their way to the Dutch Parliament...

Dutch national newspaper Algemeen Dagblad published a picture of MP Marianne Thieme with her baby daughter:



Related News

Small-scale water supplies in rural areas in Macedonia
Civil society conference to introduce our Water and Sanitation Safety Planning (WSSP) project and Comendium in Romania and Macedonia“
02.12.2016

Stop EDCs - Citizens demand EDC regulation that protects human health and environment
WECF Germany, together with other NGOs, hand over 100.000 signatures to environment minister Hendricks
30.11.2016

Gender just climate solutions award winners announced and publication launch
“When women design solutions, they don’t leave anyone behind” said Amina Mohammed, Minister of Environment, Nigeria, at the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award ceremony, last week
23.11.2016

CSOs meet in Serbia to discuss outcome of SAICM project
A final conference related to the project “Capacity Building and Strategic Partnership for Chemicals safety in the Republic of Serbia“ was performed on the 31st of October in Belgrade.
23.11.2016

UN's climate conference is officially over - but there is a lot left to do!
WECF reflects on the outcomes of UN’s international climate conference, the COP22 in Marrakesh
23.11.2016