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April , 2015
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IPEN Asian NGO Gathering

Source: Toxics Link, Date: April , 2015

Toxics Link participated in an IPEN gathering in Jakarta, Indonesia, held from 16-18th April 2015. The gathering provided an opportunity for IPEN Participating Organizations and other local non-governmental, civil society groups with a shared mission of a toxics-free future, to build relationships and share skills & experiences. In addition to group discussions, the participants presented on  topics such as: pesticides, dioxin and waste, National Implementation Plans in the Stockholm Convention, lead in paint and other toxic metals and hazardous chemicals in products, mercury use in artisanal and small scale gold mining, electronic waste, endocrine disrupting chemicals, contaminated sites, and more. The participants hailed from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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