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GAHP Chairman Richard Fuller Underscores the Global Lead Poisoning Crisis at the Berlin Forum on Chemicals and Sustainability

At the Berlin Forum on Chemicals and Sustainability: Ambition and Action towards 2030, GAHP chairman Richard Fuller highlighted that lead (Pb) accounts for half of the global burden of disease from chemicals, poisoning 1 in 3 children worldwide. The German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Svenja Schulze, moderated the forum, […]

Listen Now: Vox’s The Weeds – There’s Lead In Your Turmeric

In a recent episode of The Weeds, Vox’s well-regarded podcast on politics and policy, Rachel Silverman, a policy fellow at the Center for Global Development (CGD), called for more support for GAHP’s work at the policy level to help “… do all that (can) be done in this space.” Silverman was discussing the CGD’s policy […]

2020 Highlights: Over 100 Virtual Meetings With Real World Reach

In 2020, GAHP succeeded in establishing an increasing number of key connections that have increased the visibility of pollution on the global agenda, even as the pandemic placed limitations on the way we all work. Here are some highlights of GAHP’s work across the board. Advocacy – Over 100 Virtual Meetings As global meetings and […]

HPAP Updates: Training in Geospatial Information Technologies and more

In October and November, work on Health and Pollution Action Plans (HPAP) made progress in Thailand, Indonesia, Senegal, Tajikistan and Madagascar. Here is a summary: Training in Geospatial Information Technologies  On November 24 and 25, GAHP and Miami University’s Geospatial Analysis Center welcomed 14 environmental professionals from Southeast Asia to an intensive, virtual two-day training […]

GAHP Efforts Increase Pollution’s Visibility to G20 Leaders

In 2020, GAHP forged connections with G20 engagement groups to put the topic of pollution and health on an expanding array of global agendas. The results of these engagements are promising. The latest evidence of this can be seen in the recommendations of the Saudi-lead T20 team to G20 leaders, just released at the G20 […]

Global Lead Panel Discussion + Q&A in English and Spanish, with GAHP, WHO/OMS, UNEP/PNUMA, UNICEF, MERCOSUR, Pure Earth, Clarios and more

  On October 28, experts from GAHP, WHO/OMS, UNEP/PNUMA, UNICEF, MERCOSUR, Pure Earth, the governments of Ghana, Uruguay and Peru, Clarios and more gathered to discuss the urgent need to respond to the global lead poisoning crisis. Two different panels were assembled for the discussion and Q&A, which took place in English and Spanish. Both panels […]

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GAHP-Hosted Panel Discussion At C20 Summit

EVENT: GAHP-hosted Panel Discussion at the C20 (Civil Society 20) Summit: Reducing Pollution and its Impacts on Health and Climate Change: A Vital Part of the G20’s Safeguarding the Planet Agenda Friday October 9 2020 7:30am to 9 am EST/13:30 to 15:00 Central European time. Panelists will present key data on pollution and discuss how […]

Continuing G20 Outreach

    As the world deals with the global pandemic, GAHP has continued active outreach work attending C20 and T20 virtual meetings and participating in various working groups to advocate for measures that address pollution and health. C20 for G20 As part of C20, the Civil Society Engagement Group to the G20, GAHP is helping […]

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