WECF Publishes Article in UNEPís Magazine
WECF stresses gender and chemicals as important cross-cutting issues for the post-2015 development agenda
WECFís director Sascha Gabizon and chemicals expert Alexandra Caterbow address gender inequality and hazardous chemicals in UNEPís magazine called Our Planet. They argue that gender equality and safe chemicals use should be well integrated in the UNís Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read the full article here (page 38-41).
EU LIFE launches AskREACH Project
New project from EU Life to generate more attention and consciousness about Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).
Biomonitoring of lead and cadmium: Preliminary study on the added value for human exposure and effect assessment
The RIVM (Dutch national institute for public health and the environment) published a report on the biomonitoring of substances possibly hazardous to health
Milestone achievement: Asbestos banned in Ukraine
Ukraine's Ministry of Health banned asbestos in Ukraine. WECF's and other civil society organisations' work paid off!
Moving Beyond Tokenism of Youth
Our Eco-Forum* youth delegates Mareike Peschau and Nikolina StŚlhand report back on their experiences in Ostrava earlier this summer where they participated in WHOís regional (UNECE) conference on Environment and Health.
WECF and Women Major Group partners submit their proposals for UNEA-3
Read our full proposal here.