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African countries launch action to end sabotage of UN Convention on trade of hazardous substances

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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Global asbestos lobby immediately attacks them Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca For the past decade a tiny number of countries allied to the asbestos industry have sabotaged the United Nations Rotterdam Convention. Led first by Canada and now by Russia, they have prevented the Convention from implementing its mandate to protect populations in the global South from [...]

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