The Rotterdam Convention needs urgent reform to list asbestos as a hazardous substance.
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.