Introduction Achim Halpaap UNITAR

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Thematic Workshop on Governance, Civil Society Participation and Strengthening Partnerships for Chemicals and Waste Management and SAICM Implementation 19-21 June 2006, Geneva, Switzerland:  Thematic Workshop on Governance, Civil Society Participation and Strengthening Partnerships for Chemicals and Waste Management and SAICM Implementation 19-21 June 2006, Geneva, Switzerland I Introduction to Workshop Objectives and SAICM Pilot Projects Achim Halpaap, Principal Programme Coordinator Overview of Presentation:  Overview of Presentation International Context for the Workshop Introduction to National SAICM Pilot Projects Workshop Objectives and Overview International Policy Context:  International Policy Context Chemicals and Waste Management…… Chapter 19 of Agenda 21 (Programme Area E) International chemicals agreements (Stockholm, Rotterdam, Basel, ILO 170, FAO Code, GHS, etc.) CWC, Montreal Protocol and Basel Etc. Governance and Public Participation…… Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration Aarhus Convention Global Compact Comparison of Selected International Chemicals Agreements with Provisions of Programme Area E of Chapter 19 :  Comparison of Selected International Chemicals Agreements with Provisions of Programme Area E of Chapter 19 SAICM:  SAICM Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management Adopted at the International Conference on Chemical Safty, Dubai, Febuary 2006 Key SAICM Documents Dubai Declaration Overarching Policy Strategy Global Plan of Action Extensive SAICM references to Governance (15) Civil Society (12) Industry (159) Partnerships (16) Can SAICM fulfill its promises? Challenges for Effective Chemicals Management at the National Level:  Challenges for Effective Chemicals Management at the National Level Fragmented institutional framework Chemicals management often not a priority Limited capacity of government Weak civil society structures International capacity building characterized by a “project by project” approach Slide7:  Rotterdam Committee GHS Committee Stockholm Committee CWC Committee Pesticides Committee National IFCS Committee Slide8:  Rotterdam Committee GHS Committee Stockholm Committee CWC Committee Pesticides Committee IFCS Committee National Co-coordinating Mechanism Key Challenges:  Key Challenges To what extent can SAICM become the overarching framework for integrated and programmatic approaches for national chemicals management? How can civil society and the private sector be effectively involved in a strategic approach to national chemicals management? How can the partnership concept be put into practice and with concrete measurable results? National SAICM Pilot Projects: Overview:  National SAICM Pilot Projects: Overview Support of 4 countries to develop national SAICM implementation plans Focus on governance, civil society participation and partnership approaches for sound chemicals management Funded by the Government of Switzerland Builds on long term support by Switzerland to support integrated and programmatic approaches to chemicals management Contribution to the SAICM Quick Start Programme Partnership at the international level involving all IOMC organizations as well as other IGOs Testing of new methodologies for SAICM Capacity Building Slide12:  National and International Priorities Workshop Objectives:  Workshop Objectives Develop understanding of challenges and opportunities for SAICM implementation at the national level Explore options for developing sound governance structures for SAICM implementation Discuss challenges and opportunities for involving civil society and the private sector in national SAICM implementation Develop understanding on partnerships for sound chemicals management Provide input to national SAICM pilot projects Workshop Overview:  Workshop Overview Workshop Opening, Introduction and Key Note Presentation Session 1: The International Context for SAICM Implementation Session 2: Developing a Governance Framework for National SAICM Implementation Session 3: Ensuring Effective Stakeholder Participation Session 4: Developing and Implementing Effective Partnerships Session 5: Review of Methodologies and Guidance for National SAICM Projects Session 6: Review of Workshop Conclusions and Recommendations About out Key Note Speaker:  About out Key Note Speaker

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