Public Session II: The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management and Nanotechnology - International and National Perspectives


Public Lecture


02 Mar - 02 Mar 2010

Duration of event:

0.5 day


Hiroshima, Japan

Programme area:

Chemicals and Waste Management, Environmental Governance and Law


No fee

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Public – by registration   Face-to-Face    English Japanese   open to register/apply   How to register

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Hiroshima Public Sessions are held on a monthly basis in order to benefit the local and international community, as well as to enhance exchange between UNITAR and the people of Hiroshima.

Event Objectives

This Hiroshima Public Session will discuss the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and nanotechnology from both international and national perspectives in an effort to outline the risks and benefits of this exciting new technology. It will include the following presentations:

  • Introduction to SAICM and the role of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)
  • Introduction to Nanotechnology/Manufactured Nanomaterials
  • Japan’s Activities on Manufactured Nanomaterials (TBC)

Content and Structure

UNITAR Hiroshima Public Sessions consist of presentations followed by a Question and Answer session.

Additional Information

Public Sessions are presented in English/Japanese with consecutive translation to Japanese where applicable.