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HLPF Side Event: SDG12 – Solutions for the waste & chemical pollution crisis from a social-inclusion and gender perspective

7 July 2021 @ 07:30 - 09:00 EDT

A WECF and WEP side event with cases from Bolivia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan and Nigeria

A Side Event for the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

This event at HLPF 2021 is the global launch of a4-country case-study, which has examinedSDG12: Sustainable management of waste and toxic chemicals. The event features new insights into the social and gender dimensions of waste and chemicals, with speakers from each of the four countries in which the project took place, in dialogue with government representatives.

Dr. Priscilla Achakpa (WEP Nigeria) and Sascha Gabizon (WECF International)

Susan Wingfield, BRS Convention Secretariat
Prof Aliyu Jauro, Director General, NESREA Nigeria
Swedish Environmental Agency (tbc)

Carmen Capriles, Reaccion Climatica, Bolivia
Respondents: Sara Broché IPEN and respondents Bolivia

Anna Kirilenko and Indira Zhakipova, BIOM / EKOIS
Respondent Kyrgyzstan

Anne Marie Abaagu and John Baaki, WEP Nigeria
Respondents Nigeria

7TH OF JULY 2021
7:30-9:00 (NYT)
13:30-15:00 (CET)




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