IFCS Information Circulars

Information Circulars 2004

Volume 4 No 10

Table of Contents
- 8th International HCH and Pesticides Forum
- Policy Paper on Medical Waste
- Guidelines on the Prevention of Toxic Exposures
- Update of the Manual for Investigation of HPV Chemicals
- "The Future of Our Children", WHO/Europe video

Volume 4 No 9

Table of Contents
- Global Women's Assembly on Environment
- NEPAD endorses CropLife Africa Middle East Harmonisation Initiative
- OECD list of HPV Chemicals
- UNEP Division of Technology, Industry and Economics: Managing the risk

Volume 4 No 8

Table of Contents
- First Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention:
20-24 September 2004, Geneva, Switzerland
- SAICM PrepCom2: 4-8 October 2004, Nairobi, Kenya
- Resource Centre for PRTR Release Estimate Techniques (RETs)
- WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water - Water Quality, 3rd Edition
- On-Line Children's Environmental Health Resource, Toxicity and Exposure
Assessment for Children's Health (TEACH)

Volume 4 No 7

Table of Contents
- 10th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment
- Development of a globally accessible data repository for HPV Chemicals
- Notice of further SIDS publications

Volume 4 No 6

Table of Contents
- Outcomes from Fourth European Ministerial Conference on Environment and
Health, Hungary, June 2004
- New FAO, UNEP, WHO publication, Childhood Pesticide Poisoning Information
for Advocacy and Action
- 2nd Preparatory Committee for a Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management
(SAICM) to be held in Kenya, 4-6 October 2004
- Final version of EXICHEM 2003 now available
- INFOCAP training sessions to be held in Ecuador and Chile
- Bayer CropScience launches Sustainable Agriculture Strategy

Volume 4 No 5

Table of Contents
- Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Becomes Law,
UNITAR Launches POPs Programme to Assist Countries with Implementation

Volume 4 No 4

Table of Contents
- SAICM African Regional Meeting, Abuja, Nigeria
- IFCS recommendations on Children and Chemical Safety to be presented at
Fourth Ministerial conference on Environment and Health, Budapest, Hungary
- Training Workshop on Children's Exposure to Pesticides and POPs,
Montevideo, Uruguay
- Launch of WHO Children's Environmental Health web-site
- Notice of further SIDS publications

Volume 4 No 3

Table of Contents
- 3rd International Conference on Children's Health and the Environment
- Fourth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Budapest,
Hungary, 23-25 June 2004 - "The Future for our Children"
- Educational Materials on Children and Pesticide Exposure
- Children's Health and the Environment Informal Consultation on Training
Materials for Health Care Providers

Volume 4 No 2

Table of Contents
- Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response
- Descriptions of Selected Key Generic Terms
used in Chemical Hazard/Risk Assessment
- Chad, Jordan, and Jamaica selected as pilot countries to develop an Integrated
National Programme for Sound Chemicals and Waste Management
- Internet-based Resource Centre on PRTR Estimation Techniques
- Further Publication of SIDS Documents

Volume 4 No 1

Table of Contents
- SADC Sub-regional Workshop on Chemical Hazard Communication
and GHS Implementation
- UN SCE GHS 6th Session
- OPCW International Cooperation Programmes