Clearing House

Chemical Conventions and Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) 

Basel Convention
Rotterdam Convention
Stockholm Convention
Synergies ,
Minamata Convention
Vienna Convention / Montreal Protocol


International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM)

Emerging issues

So far resolutions have been adopted on the following eight emerging policy issues and other issues of concern at ICCM2, ICCM3 and / or ICCM4:

  • Lead in paint

The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (GAELP): AWHHE is among partner NGOs

  • Chemicals in products
  • Hazardous substance within the life cycle of electrical and electronic products
  • Nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials
  • Endocrine-disrupting chemicals
  • Environmentally persistent pharmaceutical pollutants
  • Perfluorinated chemicals and the transition to safer alternatives
  • Highly hazardous pesticides

Issues of Concern


Projects and activities