Agrochemicals, health and environment: directory of resources


Related health and environment conventions, legal agreements, and strategic policies

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    A global approach to the regulation of agricultural pesticides: a vision for the future. Paris, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2004.
    http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/30/60/33854658.pdf
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    Acutely toxic pesticides – risk management and reduction. In: Executive Summary of Forum IV Final Report. Fourth Session of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety, Bangkok, Thailand, 1–7 November 2003. Geneva, Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety, 2004:10–12.
    http://www.who.int/ifcs/Forums/ForumIV/FIVreport.htm [available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish]
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    Agenda 21. Environmentally sound management of toxic chemicals. Nairobi, United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.unep.org/Documents/Default.asp?DocumentID=52&ArticleID=67
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    Bahia Declaration on Chemical Safety. Geneva, Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety.
    http://www.who.int/ifcs/documents/Forum/ForumIII/f3-finrepdoc/Bahia.pdf
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    Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste and their Disposal. Geneva, Secretariat of the Basel Convention, United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.basel.int/
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    Chemicals Programme: strategic approach to international chemicals management. Geneva, United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.
    http://www.chem.unep.ch/saicm/
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    InFocus programme on safety and health at work and the environment: agriculture. Convention No. 184 and Recommendation No. 192. Geneva, International Labour Organization.
    http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/safework/agriculture/index.htm
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    International Code of Conduct on the Distribution and Use of Pesticides. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
    http://www.fao.org/WAICENT/FAOINFO/AGRICULT/AGP/AGPP/Pesticid/Code/PM_Code.htm
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    Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent procedure for certain hazardous chemicals in international trade. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.pic.int/
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    Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
    http://www.pops.int/
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    Strategic approach to international chemicals management: participation of global health partners. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003 (World Health Assembly Resolution WHA56.22).
    http://www.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA56/ea56r22.pdf
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