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Categories of Chemical Weapons Category 1 weapons are based on Schedule 1 chemicals. (...) Chemical weapons related declarations include information on chemical weapons, old and abandoned chemical weapons, chemicals weapons production facilities, chemical weapons research and development facilities or establishments, and riot control agents. (...) Old Chemical Weapons Abandoned Chemical Weapons Abandoned chemical weapons (ACW) are chemical weapons abandoned by a State after 1 January 1925 on the territory of another State without the consent of the latter.
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Score: 582119.87 - https://www.opcw.org/work/eliminating-chemical-weapons
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Developed nation “mix” of chemicals produced is changing IV Chemicals management regimes V Gaps in life-cycle chemicals management A. (...) In the past fifty years, chemicals, including synthetic chemicals, have become an integral part of our lives. (...) They include organizations created expressly to manage chemicals (e.g. UNEP Chemicals Program) and those that have some jurisdiction or import on chemicals management (e.g.
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Score: 581960.5 - https://www.who.int/ifcs/saicm/publications/13w_rev2_e.doc
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Poverty reduction and the sound management of chemicals Poverty reduction and the sound management of chemicals Lynn R. (...) Stimulating Action: The Private Sector • The International Chemical Council Associations Responsible Care programme promotes sustainability within the chemical industry, including a number of clear expectations regarding the environmental behaviour of chemical companies in developing countries, and requirements for ensuring responsible product stewardship along the chemical supply chain. • What can be done in countries to ensure that the commitments of the chemical industry to protect the environment are honoured? (...) Stimulating Action: Communities and NGOs • Individuals and communities can play a critical role in developing safer alternatives to hazardous chemicals; they need to be empowered to participate in decision-making processes and to become more informed about chemicals in general. • How can the role of individuals and their representatives in the development of chemicals infrastructure and the management of chemicals be strengthened?
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Score: 581947.46 - https://www.who.int/ifcs/docum...forums/forum5/poverty_lynn.pdf
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Principles and methods for temporary conversion of chemical weapons production facilities into chemical weapons destruction facilities Measures pertaining to the temporary conversion of chemical weapons production facilities into chemical weapons destruction facilities shall ensure that the regime for the temporarily converted facilities is at least as stringent as the regime for chemical weapons production facilities that have not been converted. Chemical weapons production facilities converted into chemical weapons destruction facilities before entry into force of this Convention shall be declared under the category of chemical weapons production facilities. (...) A State Party shall destroy facilities for producing unfilled chemical munitions and equipment for chemical weapons employment as follows: Facilities used exclusively for production of non-chemical parts for chemical munitions or equipment specifically designed for use directly in connection with chemical weapons employment, shall be declared and destroyed.
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Score: 581862.16 - https://www.opcw.org/chemical-...v-destruction-chemical-weapons
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Immediate Chemical Concerns are: (i) Need for greater awareness of chemical safety. (...) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING CHEMICAL SAFETY Develop comprehensive chemical control management strategy (chemicals to include pesticides). (...) The Immediate Chemical concerns in the Country The stockpiling of spent chemical especially agricultural-related chemicals is to my mind a major concern.
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Score: 581855.03 - https://www.who.int/ifcs/docum...carib/Carib-countryA3-2000.pdf
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9 Chemicals in society The chemical industry is one of the largest sectors of the world economy; nearly every manufactured product contains one or more of the thousands of chemicals produced by it. (...) Some chemicals are produced in very large quantities and have widespread use in the produc- tion of other chemicals and consumer products. (...) While not all occupational diseases result from exposure to chemicals, the highest exposures to chemicals occur in the workplace and thus chemicals are contributors to the health outcomes in this sector.
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Score: 581776.8 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/res...overview_trends_challenges.pdf
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This is how industry does its part to make sure chemical weapons do not re-emerge. The successful completion of so many chemical industry inspections represents meaningful progress in achieving universal compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention. Chemical industry inspections help promote confidence that States Parties to the Convention are adhering to their obligation to prevent the re-emergence of chemical weapons. OPCW’s Relationship with Chemical Industry The relationship between the OPCW and the chemical industry has evolved over time.
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Score: 581735.84 - https://www.opcw.org/about/our-partners
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Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety Global Partnerships for Chemical Safety ifcs childRen & chemical safety champions Author: Katherine Shea MD, MPH Contributors: Lilian Corra MD Jenny Pronczuk MD Marie-Noel Brune MSc managing chemicals in a changing climate to pRotect health …By changing how chemicals move and tRansfoRm in the enviRonment The physical changes in temperature, wind, and rain- fall caused by climate change will affect the distribu- tion and break-down of chemicals in complex ways. (...) For example, low lying coastal communities are more susceptible to floods and storms which may be complicated by chemical contamination of drink- ing water, fields, food crops, and living spaces. n Occupations that involve the use of chemicals, such as agricultural work, may be increasingly risky because of increased chemical use, change in chemicals used and rapid development of new chemicals. (...) When considering any climate-related problems, a number of questions relevant to chemical use should be answered. n Will using a chemical solve this problem?
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Score: 581471.2 - https://www.who.int/ifcs/documents/general/clim_change.pdf
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Chemical Leasing aims at a more efficient use of chemicals in the production process by redefining the business relationship between the chemical user and the supplier.  (...) The supplier sells the performance, the function of the chemical. This is the service rendered by the chemical or the purpose for which the chemical is applied. (...) Explore the following resources: Chemical Leasing website  provides details on global Chemical Leasing activities, the Global Chemical Leasing Award, latest news and publications.
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Score: 581251.9 - https://www.unido.org/our-focu...al-production/chemical-leasing
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Different national starting points for achieving Sound  Management  of Chemicals. 3. Resources for implementation 4. Capacity building, Technology Transfer and roles of IGOs  2 Agenda 21 Chapter 19Agenda 21 Chapter 19 (a) Expanding and accelerating international assessment of chemical  risks; (b) Harmonization of classification and labelling of chemicals; (c) Information exchange on toxic chemicals and chemical risks;  (d) Establishment of risk reduction programmes;  (e) Strengthening of national capabilities and capacities for  management of chemicals;  (f) Prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous  products.  3 WSSD III. 23 WSSD III. 23  (a) Promote the ratification and implementation of relevant  international instruments on chemicals and hazardous waste,  Rotterdam Convention PIC and Stockholm Convention on POPs (b) Further develop a strategic approach to international chemicals  management; (c) Encourage countries to implement the new globally harmonized system for the classification and labelling 4 WSSD III. 23 (contWSSD III. 23 (cont’’d) d)  d) Encourage partnerships to promote activities aimed at enhancing  environmentally sound management of chemicals and hazardous  wastes. (...) International • Agenda 21 and WSSD emphasizes issues with international  dimension, all chemicals management also have national  dimensions. • Important not to forget the national domestic Sound Management  of Chemicals needs not captured by major chemicals conventions. 8 Financial Resources Financial Resources  1. SAICM QSP voluntary trust fund for  overall Sound Management of Chemicals. 2. Global Environment Facility  POPs/Chemicals. 3. 
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Score: 581057.6 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/sus...micals/presentation_tyrkko.pdf
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