For the first time, the United Nations Environment Programme is going to make chemical pollution, similarly to climate change and biodiversity, a priority topic in 2022–2025. The International Panel on Chemical Pollution (IPCP) invites you to voice your support for establishing a global science-policy body on chemicals and waste.Continue reading
Tag Archives: policy
Colloquium on Governing Chemicals at OECD on March 3, 2021
ECo-Series and ECORISK2050 host a free online colloquium on “Toxicological Trade Barriers: Governing Chemicals at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development” with Colleen Lanier Christensen (Harvard University) on March 3, 2021, 3-4 PM CET.Continue reading
Global Executive Director position open at SETAC
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) is looking for a Global Executive Director.
SETAC’s mission is to support the advancement and application of scientific research related to contaminants and other stressors in the environment, education in the environmental sciences, and the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making.
The Global Executive Director serves the SETAC World Council with delegated authority, both as an ambassador and principal administrator for the Society.
For more details, please see the official job posting.
Science in Seoul: A visit at the 5th Annual IIES Science & Policy Workshop
Suitcase packed, 14-hour flight, welcome to Seoul! In this post, Verena reports on her experiences at the 5th Annual IIES Science & Policy Workshop at Korea University in November 2019.Continue reading
Closing the gap between intention and reality in pesticide risk assessment
In this post, Ralf B. Schäfer talks about their recently published policy paper in which they suggest a new framework for pesticide authorization that meets the goal of protecting biodiversity.Continue reading
A visit at the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop in Edinburgh – lots of science and a “wee bit” whiskey
In this post, Verena Sesin shares her experiences at the 4th Annual IIES Science and Policy Workshop in Edinburgh from 1-3 July 2018, co-hosted by University of Edinburgh and the International Institute for Environmental Studies (IIES).