The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is supporting a SAICM project on global best practices for emerging chemical policy issues of concern. UNEP and ICLEI Europe are working jointly on developing global sustainable public procurement guidance enabling purchasers to ultimately reduce the use of chemicals of concern (CoC) in the electronics sector and supporting the training for adaptation of global tools and guidance to the local context of public purchasers in Colombia.

Sector of activity
Public Procurement

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Education & Awareness Raising, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Start date
01/04/2020

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Josefine Hintz

Officer Sustainable Economy and Procurement

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Objectives

The project overarchingly aims to achieve the sound management of chemicals throughout their lifecycle by 2020 and sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020.
UNEP and ICLEI Europe are working jointly on supporting implementation of component 2 of the project, and in particular the activities in the electronics sector. These activities aim to help governments and value chain actors in the electronics sector track and manage chemicals of concern (CoC) in their products.

Activities

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No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

This work is focussed on developing global sustainable public procurement guidance enabling purchasers to ultimately reduce the use of chemicals of concern (CoC) in the electronics sector and supporting the training for adaptation of global tools and guidance to the local context of public purchasers in Colombia.

Next steps and how to get involved

For more information get in touch with Josefine Hintz, josefine.hintz@iclei.org