Addressing the dangerous levels of asbestos consumption in Laos, Laotian parliamentarians met last week with scientists and experts to discuss the urgent need to ensure safe workplaces and communities that are free from asbestos.
In Cambodia, the fight to ban asbestos has taken a major step forward with the launch of the National Asbestos Profile. The National Asbestos Profile helps decision-makers, workers and consumers safeguard health and safety by identifying the dangers of asbestos in their workplaces and communities
In Indonesia, APHEDA is working with local partners to ramp up efforts to win an asbestos ban.
In May, our Australia-based Ban Asbestos Campaign Coordinator attended the Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting in Fiji to raise the issue of financing of asbestos.
Rotterdam Convention 2019 wrap up: a successful challenge to consensus doesn’t stop continued frustrations over the listing of chrysotile asbestos.
Asian delegation slams the failure for the 7th time to list chrysotile asbestos onto the Rotterdam Convention due to unethical veto of asbestos producer countries and their allies.