The purpose of the seminar and the following meeting is to twofold:
First, to report on observations and lessons learned regarding the science representation (or rather misrepresentation) at recent international chemicals management meetings, including the 4th session of the international conference of chemicals management (ICCM4) in 2015, the 12th and 13th meetings of the POP Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention in 2016 and 2017, and the meetings of the Conference of Parties (COP) of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in 2017.
Secondly, the purpose is to give a general presentation about IPCP and its activities, and to discuss how IPCP could be supporting in this matter.
The seminar will be held, open to the public at ACES, Stockholm University. Following the seminar, we will have a meeting (ca 14:15-15:00) with invited persons from the Swedish authorities and IPCP.
Zhanyun Wang, ETH Zurich, IPCP member will report on his experience from the ICCM, COP and POPRc meetings.
Martin Scheringer, Chair of IPCP, will provide an overview of IPCP organization and activities
Jana Weiss, ACES (Stockholm University) and IVM (SLU, Uppsala), board member of IPCP and rapporteur to SE EPA
Coffee with the speakers outside the room 14.00-14.15