Project partners come together in Kiev for the second Steering Committee Meeting of the Project
On 11 and 12 November 2013 the second Steering Committee Meeting of the project Improved pesticides and chemicals management in the former Soviet Union was organised in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. This EC/FAO partnership project is implemented in cooperation with Blacksmith Institute, Green Cross Belarus, Green Cross Switzerland, the International HCH and Pesticides Association (IHPA), and Milieukontakt International.
International HCH and Pesticides Forum on elimination of Obsolete Pesticides
The 12th International HCH and Pesticides Forum met in Kiev from 6-8 November 2013. The Forum took note of the overall slow progress of elimination of obsolete pesticides, their negative impact on the socio-economic performance of many countries, the severe adverse effects on health and quality of life, as well as its far-reaching consequences to neighbours with shared water resources.
Regional Workshop on Pesticide lifecycle assessment
Representatives from ten Eastern European, Caucasus and Central Asian countries (EECCA) met at the Medved Institute in Kiev, Ukraine, for an FAO facilitated workshop to develop action plans based on results of regional studies completed in 2013.
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English version : EU-FAO PROJECT Newsletter 040EC NOV 13
Russian version : EU-FAO Newsletter GCPRER040EC_RUS