The election committee, including Robert Letcher with assistance of Anna Soehl, coordinated the board elections with the goal to fill six vacancies. The IPCP board is composed of up to ten experts. The IPCP board is thankful to the election committee for the successful elections. The following board members have been reelected to serve another term: Christian Bogdal, Martin Scheringer, Noriyuki Suzuki, Shu Tao, and Jana Weiss. A new member, Thomas Backhaus, is welcomed to the IPCP board! IPCP is very much looking forward to working read more
The 2017 general assembly of the IPCP will take place in connection with the 27th SETAC Europe annual meeting in Brussels, Belgium. Date and venue of the general assembly: Monday, May 8, 2017, from 5.30pm to 7.00pm Meeting Studio 202 in the SQARE Meeting Centre All IPCP members are welcome and should save the date.
The IPCP is pleased to announce the launch of a one-year project on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). We gratefully acknowledge financial support by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The goal of the project is to synthesize five overview reports that reflect the current status of scientific knowledge on the environmental exposure and associated effects of known EDCs and selected potential EDCs. One of the reports will also summarize existing regulatory frameworks that target EDCs across the globe. The project read more
IPCP is a partner of the Joint International Conference on Environment, Health, GIS and Agriculture 2016, taking place in Galway, Ireland, August 14 – 20, 2016. The joint conference provides a historic opportunity for international experts working in several closely related areas of environment, health, geographical information system (GIS) and agriculture, to meet and share the latest understanding of the ever growing challenges between humans and our changing environment. The ISEH (International Symposium on Environment and Health) conference series provides read more
“Transfer of knowledge from science to policy” – this topic is covered in a side event organized by the IPCP at the fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4) in Geneva, Switzerland. Date: September 30, 2015 Time: 18:15 – 19:45 Venue: Room 18 Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG) 17, rue de Varembé CH-1211 Geneva 20 “Transfer of knowledge from science to policy” This side event draws on an extensive body of scientific work on chemicals assessment read more
The election committee, including Robert Letcher and Thomas Backhaus, coordinated the board elections with the goal to replace Cornelius Zetzsch in the IPCP board and designate two additional board members. The new IPCP board is composed of ten experts. The IPCP board is thankful to the election committee for the thorough conduction of these elections. Cornelius Zetzsch leaves the IPCP board after six years of action and is acknowledged for his contribution. The new board members Miriam Diamond, Silke Gabbert, read more
The 2015 general assembly of the IPCP will take place in connection with the 25th SETAC Europe annual meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Venue: conference center of the SETAC Meeting, Barcelona, Spain Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Time: 17:30 – 19:00 Members and interested non-members are welcome, but voting is possible only for IPCP members.
IPCP is a partner of the ISEH 2014: International Symposium on Environment and Health from 4–5 July 2014 in Beijing, China. The symposium will cover a wide range of environmental and health issues, e.g. air pollution, biogeochemistry, public health and risk assessment. With its fast economic growth in the past three decades, China faces significant challenges in protecting its environment and the health of its people. To deal with these challenges, China needs to learn from the experiences of developed read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with a working group of international experts, are taking a step forward by developing documents on endocrine disruptors, including scientific information on their impacts on human and wildlife health and key concerns for decision-makers and others concerned. The work is based on the fact that endocrine systems are very similar across vertebrate species and that endocrine effects manifest themselves independently of species. The effects are endocrine-system read more
The 2014 general assembly of the IPCP will take place in connection with the 24th SETAC Europe annual meeting in Basel, Switzerland. Venue: Swissôtel Le Plaza Basel (meeting room Wettstein), Messeplatz 25, 4005 Basel, Switzerland Date: Monday, May 12, 2014 Time: 17:30 – 19:00 Members and interested non-members are welcome, but voting is possible only for IPCP members.