Chapters and Articles
Introduction: Chemicals and Waste in the Broader Sustainable Development Context - Global Chemicals Outlook II
United Nations Environment Programme

This introductory part contents: 1/ The global context for the sound management of chemicals and waste; 2/ Milestones in international chemicals and waste management; 3/ Opportunities to link international policy agendas; and 4/ Overview of the Global Chemicals Outlook II.


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Chapters and Articles, Reports and Books
Where Do We Stand in Achieving the 2020 Goal – Assessing Overall Progress and Gaps - Global Chemicals Outlook II Part II
United Nations Environment Programme

Part II provides insights into progress made towards the 2020 goal to “achieve, by 2020, that chemicals are used and produced in ways that lead to the minimization of significant adverse effects on human health and the environment [...]”. It also addresses emerging policy issues identified by the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) and issues where emerging evidence indicates a risk to human health and the environment.
Part II includes the following chapters: 1/ International agreements and frameworks on chemicals and waste; 2/ Reporting schemes and indicators under international agreements and frameworks; 3/ Achieving the 2020 goal: what do we know?; 4/ Emerging policy issues and other issues of concern; 5/ Other issues where emerging evidence indicates a risk; 6/ Overall progress towards the 2020 goal: what have we learned?; and Annex: Other issues where emerging evidence indicates a risk.


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Advancing and Sharing Chemicals Management Tools and Approaches: Taking Stock, Looking into the Future - Global Chemicals Outlook II Part III
United Nations Environment Programme

Part III provides insights into the progress made, as well as gaps and opportunities concerning science-based approaches, tools, methodologies and instruments used in managing chemicals to protect human health and the environment. Valuable lessons have been learned over the past decades in the practical application of these approaches, tools, methodologies and instruments. In addition, opportunities have emerged to enhance their effectiveness, simplify their use, and employ them more systematically in all countries.
Part III includes the following chapters: 1/ Hazard assessment: progress in information generation and hazard characterization; 2/ Exposure assessment: bene ting from internationally available resources; 3/ Risk assessment: opportunities to improve and accelerate progress; 4/ Risk management decision-making: making it work in all countries; 5/ Assessment of chemical and non-chemical alternatives: focusing on solutions; 6/ Chemical risk management in facilities and during production; and 7/ Approaches to sustainability assessment.


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Enabling Policies and Action to Support Innovative Solutions - Global Chemicals Outlook II Part IV
United Nations Environment Programme

Relevant enabling policies and actions include education reform; support for technology innovation and financing; innovative business models; sustainable supply chain management; private sector metrics and reporting; fiscal incentives; and the empowerment of workers, consumers and citizens through information and participation rights. In exploring these topics, Part IV thus also draws attention to the contributions that can be made by a diverse range of actors, including entrepreneurs, academics, retailers, policymakers and citizens.
Part IV includes: 1/ Envisioning and shaping the future of chemistry; 2/ Green and sustainable chemistry education: nurturing a new
generation of chemists; 3/ Strengthening sustainable chemistry technology innovation and financing; 4/ Evolving and new business models; 5/ Fiscal incentives to advance sound chemicals management and sustainable chemistry; 6/ Sustainable supply chain management for chemicals and waste in the life cycle; 7/ Sustainability metrics and reporting: measuring progress, strengthening accountability; and 8/ Empowering and protecting citizens, workers and consumers.


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Scaling up Collaborative Action under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Global Chemicals Outlook II Part V
United Nations Environment Programme

Part V places the insights generated in Parts I-IV within the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, focusing on opportunities for collaborative action to achieve the sound management of chemicals and waste. Emphasis is put on collaborative action to integrate chemicals and waste considerations into key economic and enabling sectors. Part V includes the following chapters: 1/ The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: an integrated framework for action; 2/ Strengthening collaborative action on chemicals and waste in line with the 2030 Agenda; and 3/ Engaging all sectors and actors in chemicals and waste management beyond 2020.


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Junior Professional Officer - Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Controls Officer
United Nations Environment Programme

This post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to PEOPLE WITH THE DUTCH NATIONALITY. For criteria see the website of Nedworc Foundation:
http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/NL/JPO/General%20Information.htm Please read the criteria and FAQ section carefully before considering applying. To apply for this job, visit the JPO application portal http://apps.unep.org/jpoportal/general/all/jposts, register and apply using job code CSD-213-2019. Applicants will see a pop-up notification of successful submission of their application.


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Junior Professional Officer - Inter-agency Coordination Officer
United Nations Environment Programme

This post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to NATIONALS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT APPEAR ON THE LIST OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE DUTCH JPO PROGRAMME: http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/pdf/List%20of%20eligible%20countries%20%... For criteria see the website of Nedworc Foundation: http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/NL/JPO/General%20Information.htm Please read the criteria and FAQ section carefully before considering applying. To apply for this job, visit the JPO application portal, http://apps.unep.org/jpoportal/general/all/jposts, register and apply using job code NYO-234-2019. Applicants will see a pop-up notification of successful submission of their application.


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Junior Professional Officer - Sustainable Mobility
United Nations Environment Programme

This post is opened in the context of the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) scheme sponsored by the Government of the Netherlands and is addressed exclusively to NATIONALS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT APPEAR ON THE LIST OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR THE DUTCH JPO PROGRAMME:
http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/pdf/List%20of%20eligible%20countries%20%... For criteria see the website of Nedworc Foundation: http://www.nedworcfoundation.nl/NL/JPO/General%20Information.htm Please read the criteria and FAQ section carefully before considering applying.


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Booklets and Brochures
Pollinators and Pesticides: Keeping our Bees Safe
United Nations Environment Programme
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Global Chemicals Outlook II - Index
United Nations Environment Programme
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