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  • PAN Welcomes Listing of Pesticides under the Rotterdam Convention

    PAN Welcomes Listing of Pesticides under the Rotterdam Convention Press Release | 6th May 2017 Pesticide Action Network (PAN) welcomes the positive outcomes and discussions at the 8th Conference of Parties (COPS) to the Rotterdam Convention that held from 24 April to 5 May 2017. In particular, we are pleased that two pesticides, carbofuran and […]

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  • PAN India support listing of 5 pesticides in Anex III of Rotterdam Convention

    PAN India support listing of 5 pesticides in Anex III of Rotterdam Convention Blog | 29th April 2017 PAN India support listing of all the five dangerous pesticides in the Annex III of Rotterdam Convention. The Prior Informed Consent (PIC) procedure of the Rotterdam Convention is a means for formally obtaining and disseminating information that […]

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  • Consolidated List Of Banned Pesticides-Pan International

    Consolidated List Of Banned Pesticides-Pan International Press Release | PAN International | 24th May 2017 Pesticide Action Network (PAN) has frequently been asked for information on pesticides that have been banned by countries. The Consolidated List of Banned Pesticides (CL) has been developed to identify which pesticides have been banned by particular countries because there […]

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  • PAN International Press Release in Advance of the Conferences of the Parties to the 2017 Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

    PESTICIDES DON’T RESPECT NATIONAL BORDERS 21th April 2017 | PAN International PAN International Press Release in Advance of the Conferences of the Parties to the 2017 Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Pesticide Action Network International (PAN International) looks forward to the meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions […]

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  • New report reveals shocking reality of paraquat dichloride retailing on India

    New report reveals shocking reality of paraquat dichloride retailing on India Press Release | 8th April 2017 This report presents kind of practices being pursued in selling paraquat dichloride, a toxic chemical, in India. Data collected from the State of West Bengal shows that practices are casual and basic, violating Indian national laws as well […]

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  • International Network Welcomes UN Special Rapporteur’s Call for Global Regulation of Pesticides

    International Network Welcomes UN Special Rapporteur’s Call for Global Regulation of Pesticides Press Release |7th March 2017 Geneva, Switzerland – Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International welcomes the release today of the report on the use of agricultural pesticides by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food. Special Rapporteur Hilal Elver today presented […]

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  • PAN India welcomes Pesticide ban order; demands extension to include all 66 banned/restricted elsewhere

    The decision to ban 18 pesticides in India brings hope, but it should be extended to include all the pesticides banned/restricted elsewhere and still used in India Press Release | 10th January 2017Pesticide Action Network (PAN) India welcomes the decision by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, to ban manufacture, import, […]

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  • Workshop on Climate Crisis and Food Sovereignty for Rural Women

    Workshop on Climate Crisis and Food Sovereignty for Rural Women Press Release | 14th October 2016 An awareness creation workshop on ‘Food security and the Changing Climate’ as part of the 16 days of global action on Land & Resources – Defend food sovereignty! Strengthen community resilience amid climate crisis! for rural women in Meenangadi […]

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  • Comprehensive New Review of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Underscores Urgent Need for Global Action

    Comprehensive New Review of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Underscores Urgent Need for Global ActionPress Release | 10th October 2016In a “state of the science” review released today, PAN International presents a large body of research documenting the adverse human health and environmental impacts of glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides and underscores the need for a global phase-out. Environmental […]

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  • New Report on Human Rights Violations in tea plantations in India

    New Report on Human Rights Violations in tea plantations in IndiaA life without dignity – the price of your cup of tea: Abuses and violations in tea plantations in India In sharp contrast to the images of tranquil, lush, green tea gardens, with which consumers are presented, tea plantation workers are paid poverty wages and […]

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