publication . Report . 2019

Strengthening the Science-Policy Interface in International Chemicals Governance: A Mapping and Gap Analysis

Wang, Zhanyun; Summerson, Iona; Adelene Lai; Boucher, Justin M.; Scheringer, Martin;
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  • Published: 18 Feb 2019
Abstract
Over the next two decades, global chemical production is set to double, primarily outside of developed countries. Governments and stakeholders from industry, academia and civil society are striving to address safety concerns and manage the risks associated with the production and use of chemicals and associated wastes. Currently, an intersessional process is taking place to define international efforts for the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020. One key topic is whether the science-policy interface (SPI) should be strengthened and, if so, how this could best be achieved. This report by the International Panel on Chemical Pollution (IPCP) aims to...
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free text keywords: chemicals, governance, policy, waste, chemicals, governance, policy, waste
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