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Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development Launches At ICCM4

The Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development was launched Oct. 1, 2015, at the 4th Session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4), in Geneva, Switzerland. The panel announcing the Commission at the ICCM4 included: Karti Sandilya (panel moderator), former U.S. Resident Director of the Asian Development Bank Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President, Mexico (1988-1994) […]

Countries Amplifying Concerns About Inadequate Proposed SDG Indicators

Our message has been heard loud and clear.  Countries and organizations are agreeing with our position and registering their comments on the SDG indicators.  As a result, our arguments are now firmly on the agenda for discussion in Bangkok next month at the second meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs). Colombia, Denmark, Germany, Singapore, Turkey […]

Meet a 2015-er: Behind-the-scenes of the SDG negotiations

The latest installment of the U.N. Dispatch’s “Meet A 2015-er”  – a series that profiles the women and men who are helping to shape the Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change negotiations as they take form later this year –  features Richard Fuller, President of Pure Earth, which serves as Secretariat to the GAHP. Fuller talks […]

New Report Highlights Top Ten Countries Fighting Against Stealth Global Killer

Press Release – January 27, 2015 New Report Highlights Top Ten Countries Fighting Back Against the Stealth Global Killer – Toxic Pollution —Which Kills One in Seven People Worldwide Report Released by: Blacksmith Institute For A Pure Earth, Global Alliance on Health and Pollution and Green Cross Switzerland January 27, 2015, New York, NY — […]

GAHP Welcomes Two Ambassadors

The Global Alliance for Health and Pollution is delighted to welcome new GAHP ambassador Dr Janez Potočnik, who will be joining our efforts as part of a Commission on Pollution.  He will work with the GAHP to increase visibility of the global issue of toxic pollution. Dr Potočnik is co-chair of the International Resource Panel hosted by the United […]

Media Alert: Nov 20 Teleconference – Seven Latin American Countries Highlight Environmental Policies That Work

MEDIA ALERT New Report Produced in Collaboration with Legal Experts in Seven Latin American Highlight Environmental Policies That Work Model can be used to accelerate cleanup of legacy-polluted toxic sites in the region Teleconference: Wed., November, 20, 2013, 12:00 PM (EST) WHAT: The new report “Regulatory Best Practices for Remediation of Legacy Toxic Contamination” was commissioned by the Global […]

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