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Responsible Pyro-Metallurgical Recycling of Used Lead Batteries
Wilson, Brian

Presentation at the Side event of UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch in collaboration with the Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions Secretariat


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2019
Inception Meeting of the Steering Committee on the Future of GEO
United Nations Environment Programme

Inception meeting objectives:
1. Update Steering Committee members of the rationale and details of resolution UNEP/EA.4/RES.23 and lessons learned from the GEO process, in particular as it pertains to the preparation of GEO-4, GEO-5 and GEO-6.
2. Consider and approve the main issues to be reviewed in the options document;
3. Consider and approve the Terms of Reference for the work on the options document and the broad consultations;
4. Consider and approve the work plan and timeline for the preparation of the options document and for conducting the broad consultations on the future of GEO


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2019
Updates on the Environmentally Sound Management of Used Lead-Acid Batteries
United Nations Environment Programme

Side event of UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch in collaboration with the Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions
Secretariat.


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2019
Updates on the Environmentally Sound Management of Used Lead-Acid Batteries
United Nations Environment Programme

Side event of UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch in collaboration with the Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions Secretariat


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2019
Health impact of Lead Exposure
Tempowski, Joanna

Presentation at the Side event of UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch in collaboration with the Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions Secretariat


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2019
Lead Pollution & Battery Recycling
McCartor, Andrew

Presentation at Side event of UN Environment Chemicals and Health Branch in collaboration with the Basel Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions Secretariat


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2019
Reports and Books
Global Chemicals Outlook II - From Legacies to Innovative Solutions: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme

The Global Chemicals Outlook II – From Legacies to Innovative Solutions: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, mandated by the UN Environment Assembly in 2016, seeks to alert policymakers and other stakeholders to the critical role of the sound management of chemicals and waste in sustainable development. It takes stock of global trends as well as progress made and gaps in achieving the global goal to minimize the adverse impacts from chemicals and waste by 2020.


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2019
Policy and Strategy Documents
SDG 16 Issue Brief: Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16) - Promote Peaceful and Inclusive Societies for Sustainable Development, Provide Access to Justice for All and Build Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Institutions at All Levels
United Nations Environment Programme

SDG 16, with its emphasis on realizing peaceful, inclusive and just societies, provides the foundations for achieving all other SDGs. No resource or tool is more powerful in making progress, economically, environmentally and socially, than a sum of persons empowered to fulfill their potentials in a safe and secure environment, where rule of law prevails.


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2019
Policy and Strategy Documents
SDG 4 Issue Brief - Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4): Ensure Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education and Promote Lifelong Learning Opportunities for All
United Nations Environment Programme

In order to address climate change and mitigate its impact, systemic changes are
required in education


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2019
Policy and Strategy Documents
SDG 13 Issue Brief: Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG 13) - Promote Mechanisms for Raising Capacity for Effective Climate Change-related Planning and Management in Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States, including Focusing on Women, Youth and Local and Marginalized Communities
United Nations Environment Programme

Restoring degraded habitats such as
mangrove forests and peatlands reduce
risks related to climate change impacts,
will act as a vital carbon sink and promote
biodiversity recovery.


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2019