Media Release Asian Ban Asbestos Network (A-BAN), 10th May 2019 (2)

Rotterdam Convention COP 9
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.

The delegation welcomes the first vote in the Convention’s history and the precedent now set for chemical listing reform at COP 10 in 2021.

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