4th Conference of the Parties of the Stockholm POPs Convention: May 4-8
The fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants will be held May 4-8 at the Geneva International Conference Centre, 15 rue de Varembé, Geneva, Switzerland. Nine chemicals will be considered for addition to the treaty, including lindane and chlordecone. Other items on the agenda include: measures to reduce or eliminate releases from wastes; measures to reduce or eliminate releases from intentional production and use of DDT and polychlorinated biphenyls; as well as implementation plans, information exchange and technical assistance matters. For more information, find the event under the “What's New” section at: http://chm.pops.int.