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Publication of SAICM texts

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are jointly distributing the publication presenting the official texts of SAICM. This publication has been financially supported by the Governments of Germany and Sweden. The foreword was kindly provided by H.E. Minister Mariano Arana Sanchez of Uruguay and Ambassador Viveka Bohn of Sweden, who presided over the adoption of SAICM at the first session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management held in Dubai in February 2006.


The SAICM texts are available in the six United Nations languages. Copies may be requested from the SAICM secretariat.

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SAICM texts

AR = Arabic
CH = Chinese
EN = English
FR = French
RU = Russian
SP = Spanish

 

 

 

 

 

NEW ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE GLOBAL PLAN OF ACTION

At ICCM3 (17-21 September 2012), SAICM stakeholders agreed to the inclusion of new activities relating to the environmentally sound management of nanotechnologies and manufactured nanomaterials and hazardous substances within the life-cycle of electrical and electronic products in the Global Plan of Action of the Strategic Approach. The original text from ICCM3 can be found in Annex II of the meeting report.

Annex II of the ICCM3 meeting report

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