IFCS Information Circulars

Information Circulars 2006

Volume 6 No 5

Table of Contents
- Strategic Approach to International Chemicals
Management (SAICM)
- UNITAR: Thematic Workshop on Governance,
Civil Society Participation and Strengthening
Partnerships for Chemicals and Waste Management
and SAICM Implementation. 19-21 June 2006, Geneva, Switzerland
- Nanotechnology and Development News
- Recent publications:
.The International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM), 4-7 February 2006, Dubai
.Acutely Toxic Pesticides- a global guide to resources for
implementation of Forum IV recommendations
.IFCS Asia-Pacific Region. Accomplishment Report 2005
.ICMM’s Annual Review 2005 . Leading by example:
making a difference through partnership
.Toxic Chemicals and Children’s Health in North America:
A Call for Efforts to determine the Sources,
Levels of Exposure, and Risks that Industrial Chemicals Pose to Children’s Health.
.New Posters Strengthens Ratification of Occupational Safety and Health Conventions
.Implications of REACH for Developing Countries
Possible Ways and Means to Preserve Their Interests Directorate-General
for External Policies of the Union, Policy Department External Policies, March 2006

Volume 6 No 4

Table of Contents
- Forum V - Fifth session of the
Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety
25-29 September 2006
(Pre-meetings 23 & 24 September 2006)
- Health and environmental concerns
associated with heavy metals;
global needs for further action?
Forum V Side Event Sponsored by
the Government of Switzerland, 23 September 2006
- SAICM Implementation
- Draft Environmental Health Criteria Document
on Principles for Evaluating Health Risks in Children
- Seeking Data on Pesticide Occurrence WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality
- International Workshop on Advances in the Use of Biomarkers in Children”
in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 17-18 November 2005
- First International Environmental Best Practices (EBP) Conference
7t -10 August 2006, Olsztyn, Poland
- Adverse effects of the illicit movement and dumping of toxic and dangerous products
and wastes on the enjoyment of human rights
- Recent publications:
.IFCS Brochure - Acutely Toxic Pesticides
.Forum IV recommendations and agreed action items on Acutely Toxic Pesticides
.WHO Workshop on Mechanisms of Fiber Carcinogenesis and Assessment of Chrysotile Asbestos Substitutes, 8-12 November 2005, Summary Report
.2006 Directory of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences (NIH Publication 06-3027)

Volume 6 No 3

Table of Contents:
- Seeking Data on Pesticide Occurrence
- Rotterdam Review Committee
- UNITAR: Applications to New Pilot Projects
Linked to SAICM
- Vulnerability of the Fetus and Infant to
Ambient Pollutants and Reduced Food Intake in Pregnancy
- European and Mediterranean Plant
Protection Organization (EPPO)
Workshop on Mutual Recognition of Minor Uses
- The First International Environmental Best Practices (EBP) Conference
- USEPA 2010/15 PFOA Stewardship Program
- Recent Publications.

Volume 6 No 2

Table of Contents:
- International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM),
4-6 February, Dubai
- Second International Conference on
Children's Environmental Health:
Healthy Environments Healthy Children:
Increasing Knowledge and Taking Action
- Scientific Conference on Asia Pacific
Environmental Health (8-11 December 2005, Bangkok, Thailand)
- 2nd High Level Meeting on
Health and the Environment, ASEAN and East Asian countries (12-13 December 2005)
- Recent Publications:
. International Digest of Health Legislation/
Recueil international de Législation sanitaire
. Children's Health and the Environment in
North America - A First Report on Available Indicators and Measures
. Senior Professor Service for Sustainability and Chemical Safety.

Volume 6 No 1

Table of Contents
- Management of Public Health Pesticides
Draft Guidelines (WHO/CDS/WHOPES/2003.7)
- Asia-Pacific Training Course on Human
and Environmental Toxicology and
Chemical Disaster Response and Management
- US/EPA: Toxicity and Exposure
Assessment for Children's Health (TEACH)
- Selected recent publications:
.Protecting Workers' Health Series No. 1
Preventing health risks from the use of
pesticides in agriculture, WHO
.Children Health and the Environment:
A Global Perspective edited by J. Pronczuk de Garbino, M.D., WHO
.Environmental Health Impact Assessment
of Development Projects, a practical guide
for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
.International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
Coordinator's Report on IPCS Progress and Activities, 2004-2005
.Guidelines on Situation Analysis for Public
Health Pesticide Management .Public Health Pesticide Management Practices
by WHO Member States, Report of a Survey, 2003-2004
.WILL-2006 Workers' Initiative for a Lasting Legacy