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In October 2020, the European Commission published a Strategy for Sustainable Chemicals, which aims to reduce human and environmental exposure to hazardous chemicals, while enhancing the competitiveness and innovation of European industry. This strategy, adopted by the European Parliament in July 2020, responds to the “Zero Pollution” ambition of the Green Pact for Europe. The… Read More

On 9 January, the European Commissioner for Health, Ms Stella Kyriakides, replied to the letter we had sent her, together with 28 associations, calling for an immediate ban on glyphosate in all member countries. According to her, the “regulatory framework in the EU establishes a comprehensive and rigorous process to examine all available information so… Read More

Hosted in Canada and chaired by China, the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity was held from December 7 to 19, 2022. The global community developed a new plan for the preservation and protection of nature, called the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework. The objective of the framework is… Read More

As the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Council convenes its 171st Session today, [name of organization] calls upon the agency to demonstrate bold leadership on climate action by immediately rescinding its two-year-old agreement with CropLife International (CLI), the global association of the world’s biggest pesticide manufacturers.  In a letter addressed to FAO Deputy Director General… Read More

This tenth newsletter looks back at the news of the last few months related to pesticides. The consequences of these toxic products affect every country in the world, and the information in this newsletter includes Argentina, Brazil, the European Union, France, Germany, Guernsey, India, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland and the United States. We hope you find this information interesting and useful. In order to support our action and… Read More

While controversy over a possible renewal of the European approval for glyphosate rages on, European Union member states blocked the Commission’s proposal to extend glyphosate’s approval for another year, which expires on December 15, 2022, by not giving it qualified majority votes at the November 15, 2022, Appeal Committee meeting. This Appeal Committee meeting followed the SCOPAFF (Standing Committee… Read More