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PAN Senegal/GEF Small Grant project

As part of the GEF Small Grant-funded « Capacity-building project for women farmers in the Diender area for better pesticide management » project, PAN Africa organised two awareness-raising sessions in the villages of Keur Mactar and Ndam Lô. These two sessions were attended by over 1
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INC3

The work of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC3) took place from 13 to 19 November 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya. The objective of these negotiations was to prepare the first draft text that could lead to a new international treaty. More than 161 delegation
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Information and sharing workshop on the capacity building project to reduce plastic pollution, including in the marine environment,

The proliferation of plastic products and the difficulties of collecting them after use pose problems of unsanitary conditions, degradation of the living environment, the marine environment and health (decimation of livestock and aquatic fauna, production of dioxins and furans with bu
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Accelerating the implementation of the provisions on dental amalgam and strengthening the capacities of countries in terms of ecologically sound management of associated waste

Many civil society organizations from Senegal including PAN Africa took part in this important meeting. The objective of this innovative dialogue was to strengthen the partnership between the EU and Senegalese civil society in order to strengthen their respective impact in Senegal, in
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The BRS Triple COP

The BRS Triple COP, comprising the 16th meeting of the COP to the Basel Convention, the 11th meeting of the COP to the Rotterdam Convention, and the 11th meeting of the COP to the Stockholm Convention, will convene in May 2023. PAN Africa take part at this important meeting and made s
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Fourth meeting of the intersessional process of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), Nairobi, 24 February-3 March 2023:

In 2006, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM), a multi-stakeholder policy framework to promote the rational  management of chemicals worldwide. SAICM was conceived as the principal international f
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PAN Africa and the 4th edition of DyTAES :

On 14 and 15 February 2023, the fourth edition of the Dynamique pour la Transition Agroécologique au Sénégal (DyTAES) was held in Dakar at the Musée des civilisations noires. This year’s theme was « the territorialisation of agroecology in Senegal ». The opening ceremony was cha
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Petition to ban endosulfan

Last October, the POPs Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention (PORC) decided to recommend the listing of pesticide Endosulfan in the Annex A of the Stockholm Convention for its global elimination. Unfortunately today, the global ban of this dangerous pesticide Endosulfan has bee
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