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EU agrees position on substances for Stockholm Convention meeting … support the deletion of the specific exemption for PFOS in metal plating, except for hard metal plating only in closed-loop systems. This is listed as an "acceptable purpose" in the Convention. The Stockholm Convention meeting will take place from … Read more on Chemical Watch…

EU to propose PFOA listing to Stockholm Convention The EU is to submit a proposal for the listing of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and its compounds in Annex A of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The EU Council of Ministers adopted the proposal, which affects PFOA, … Read more on Chemical Watch (subscription)

Indonesia launches new plans to address Stockholm Convention JAKARTA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Indonesian Environment Minister Balthazar Kambuaya on Wednesday signed and launched the nation's new plans to address the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), showing the country's commitment … Read more on GlobalPost

Scandinavia: Karin Mantymaki Appointed to Director of Stockholm Convention … She is driven and result-oriented and will be a strong contender in the development of Stockholm as a meeting destination," said Peter Lindqvist, CEO of Stockholm Visitors Board. Karin has experience in international events at both strategic and … Read more on International Meetings Review

Scandinavia: Karin Mantymaki Appointed to Director of Stockholm Convention … She is driven and result-oriented and will be a strong contender in the development of Stockholm as a meeting destination," said Peter Lindqvist, CEO of Stockholm Visitors Board. Karin has experience in international events at both strategic and … Read more on International Meetings Review

Stockholm Convention holds webinar on POPs priorities The Stockholm Convention is to host a webinar on updating national implementation plans (NIPs), focusing on priority setting for the environmentally sound management of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Among other things, the webinar, on 2 … Read more on Chemical Watch (subscription)

Uruguay holds workshop on Stockholm Convention updates Montevideo in Uruguay will host a regional workshop on updating national implementation plans (NIPs) and reporting under the Stockholm Convention. The training, which will be held on 5-8 August, is particularly targeting Latin America national … Read more on Chemical Watch (subscription)

Stockholm Convention extends deadline for technology needs The Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention has extended the deadline to 30 June by which developing country parties and parties with economies in transition can submit their technical assistance and technology transfer needs. An online questionnaire … Read more on Chemical Watch (subscription)

Scientists discuss ways to manage harmful POPs the Stockholm Convention way … NAGPUR: Our environment is under attack by a group of globetrotting pollutants which can do severe harm to human health. Scientists have only recently discovered what they term as persistent organic pollutants (POP), but they are upping the ante as far … Read…

Environment: Stockholm convention tackles persistent organic pollutants with a … The agreement to end use of hexabromocyclododecane came within the framework of the sixth Conference of Parties to the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants, a class of chemicals that can linger in the environment for years and can … Read more on Summit County…