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United Nations and Sound Chemicals Management

Publication Year: 2015 Publisher: UNEP

Background

This report, United Nations and Sound Chemicals Management: Coordinating delivery for Member States and sustainable development, signals the importance of sound chemicals management to the broader sustainable development agenda, showcases what has already been accomplished, and indicates how the UN system can further assist Member States in achieving sound chemicals management in the context of sustainable development. It is one of the outputs of the Issue Management Group (IMG) on the Sound Management of Chemicals, established by the UN Environment Management Group (EMG) in response to the Rio+20 outcome.