image description

Category: Uncategorized

Upcoming GAHP Annual Meeting + Incorporation

GAHP will be holding two meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, next week for members and stakeholders. Details are below: Preparatory Meeting 7th May 2019 15:00 – 18:00 Geneva time UN Environment House, Room 3, 11-13 Chemin des Anémones, Geneva, Switzerland Annual Meeting 8th May 2019 18:30 – 20:30 Geneva time L’Ariana Restaurant, 83 Rue de Montbrillant, Geneva, Switzerland During […]

GAHP Incorporation: Stakeholder Feedback Addressed

Thank you for your participation in the GAHP incorporation stakeholder consultation process – the feedback was overwhelmingly positive and very helpful. We received more than 65 responses, and written and verbal feedback from many of you. A document outlining your key concerns and how they have been addressed will be disseminated to participating stakeholders along […]

Discussing Crop Burning and Air Pollution on France 24

A new study by the European Heart Journal reveals that air pollution is twice as deadly as once thought, that it is killing more people than smoking, and that it causes an extra 800,000 deaths in Europe alone. Pure Earth President Richard Fuller discussed the global threat with France 24, bringing up the issue of […]

Sharing Insights on Lead Poisoning and Batteries at the Green Tent Event at UNEA4

Pure Earth’s Drew McCartor, Jill Hanna, and Brian Wilson (pictured above, from l to r) from the International Lead Association, who is also a Pure Earth Technical Advistory Board member, led a Green Tent panel at UNEA4 on lead poisoning and the informal used lead-acid batteries recycling and manufacturing industry. The event drew about 30 participants, including […]

Call for Applications: Deadline June 21
Get Help Tackling Chemicals and Waste Issues

Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment Programme, has announced the launch of the third round of applications for the Special Programme on institutional strengthening at the national level to support the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata Convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management. Governments looking for help dealing […]

World Bank Talks Next Steps With GAHP

Pollution is one global crisis that can be solved, but it will take commitment, cooperation, and funding.  That was the takeaway from a January 11th discussion in Washington, D.C. that brought together the World Bank, Pure Earth and the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution. The event, Fixing Pollution: A Winning Formula For Health And Wealth, was livestreamed to a worldwide […]

GAHP Draws Strong Support At Annual Meeting

The GAHP 2017 Annual Meeting was held on 3rd December 2017 in Nairobi at UNEA3. Nearly 60 representatives from at least 43 different agencies were present. Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director, gave a strong statement in support of GAHP, while Daniel Calleja, Director General, the Environment Directorate of the European Commission, expressed a desire […]

Partnering to Solve Pollution Problems

Translate »