FAO and WHO have released new guidelines aimed at reducing the damage done by pesticides that pose especially high toxic risks to human health and the environment.These guidelines expand upon the articles that address HHPs in the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management with the obje
The Pacific hub worked with the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Climate change
officials to mainstream proposals on Green economy projects and
implementation of the Samoa Pathway (SIDS) in Vanuatu, March 2-6th. The event
was attended by 26 participants.
Joint MEA's workshop was held to harmonize and coordinate the work of these
three MEAs in the region with the ultimate goal of reducing the
administrative burden on Pacific Island countries that are Parties to these
three Conventions. ABS supported at this workshop.
The objective of the workshop is to help participants understand issues
related to legal preparedness and options for dealing with synergies among
the biodiversity MEAs while finalizing the NBSAPs. The overview presentation
will outline the agenda and expected outcomes.