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Rotterdam Convention in crisis, say civil society groups

10. May 2013

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Handful of countries highjack international agreement, intended to protect human health and environment.   Geneva, May 10, 2013 Civil society groups attending the Rotterdam Convention conference in Geneva are expressing grave alarm that the Convention has been hijacked by the asbestos industry, which is determined to prevent the environmental and health protections of the Convention [...]

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