In areas surrounding asbestos factories, broken asbestos roof sheets are being dumped in open paddock where farming communities plant rice and grow home gardens.
Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia, Mr. Pablo Kang, helped launch the 2nd Cambodian National Asbestos Profile at an event in Phnom Penh held in early October.
Junior trade union officials attended three days of training on workplace safety and asbestos eradication in Laos.
“We will not stop raising our voices” – Indonesian delegates defiant at Rotterdam asbestos conference
The Russian Federation have once again blocked a decision to list chrysotile asbestos in the Rotterdam Convention during the ongoing 10th Conference of Parties held in Geneva.
Delegates from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia were warmly welcomed by the asbestos safety and eradication community in Australia this month.
Ban asbestos campaigners from Indonesia have been invited to speak at the 2022 Asbestos Safety and Management Conference, 18-20 May in the Blue Mountains, NSW organised by the Australian government’s Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.