Cynthia de Wit is Lead Country Expert and co-chair (together with Canada) of the persistent organic pollutants (POPs) expert group, and member of the Assessment Steering Group (ASG) within the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP). The ASG works under the AMAP Working Group and is responsible for writing updated reports on a number of subjects prioritized by the ministers of foreign affairs of the eight Arctic countries within the Arctic Council. The updated reports address various environmental issues such as POPs, heavy metals, human health, radioactivity, oil and natural gas, PAHs, climate change, UV-radiation etc. Currently, she is leading the writing of a report on Chemicals of Emerging Arctic Concern.

Contact information

Visiting addresses:

Geovetenskapens Hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Arrheniuslaboratoriet, Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm (Unit for Toxicological Chemistry)

Mailing address:
Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

Press enquiries should be directed to:

Stella Papadopoulou
Science Communicator
Phone +46 (0)8 674 70 11

Project Info

Project start: 2003

Funded by

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Faculty funds