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Document ID (ISN)112485
CIS number 12-0245
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rain K.
Title The need for an independent entity to manage global chemicals agreements
Bibliographic information 2006, Vol.VI, No.3, p.17-20. 27 ref.
Internet access The_need_for_an_independent_entity_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract Following a discussion on the roles and limitations of distinct entities under the United Nations system such as UNEP and UNECE, this article argues in favour of creating a single independent entity to manage global chemicals agreements.
Descriptors (primary) chemical products; responsibilities; international agreements
Descriptors (secondary) UNEP; dangerous substances; labelling; transport of materials; toxicology; pollution control; disposal of harmful waste; role of government; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation
Pollution control