Activities 2010

Preparing the book  'Global Collaborations in Managing Chemical and Environmental Risks', to be published 2011, with contributions from all continents.

Continuation of pilots on Environmental Governance  in Mali, Botswana and DR Congo for UNITAR

23 April: Antwerp: Conference Environmental Health taking stock of research and knowledge in Europe. 

27-29 May Workshop implemmentation Globally Harmonised System on Classification and Labelling of chemicals in Bucarest, Roumenia,for TAIEX (EU)

21-24 July: presentation Globally Harmonised System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals at IUTOX conference in Barcelona, Spain

August: prepare with BASF disposal of obsolete stocks pesticides in Sao Tome

November: Botswana, follow-up workshop Environmental Governance for UNITAR

December Mali workshop Environmental Governance for UNITAR


In 2010  Jan van der Kolk became chair of two Dutch groups: 

1. Working Group refugees of the Council of Churcjes in the Netherlands : Raadvankerken.nl/vluchtelingen

2.Working Group Kairos Palestina Nederland for advocacy for Palestinian Christians and their call for justice. See the Kairos Document