CHEMSS2017 SHANGHAI DECLARATION –vehicle for enhancing chemical safety and security worldwide
CHEMSS2017 SHANGHAI DECLARATION on further development of international cooperation to enhance chemical safety and security culture and promotion of sustainable chemistry and process safety was adopted on 20 September. The CHEMSS2017 Summit Participants referred to and re-iterated support for all the provisions of the CHEMSS2016 Declaration of 20th April, 2016 (www.chemss.2016.org) on the development of international cooperation to enhance chemical safety and security and the promotion of a global chemical security culture, as a basis and a broad framework of cooperation for the development of global process to enhance chemical and environmental safety and security. The text of CHEMSS2016 Declaration of 20th April, 2016, constitutes an integral part of the CHEMSS2017 and the Shanghai CHEMSS2017 Declaration.
The Declaration welcome that CHEMSS2017 brought together chemical and environmental safety and security leaders and practitioners from government, international organizations, industry, academia and civil society in an industry-oriented, science-based, and non-political forum which addressed chemical safety and security solutions and sustainable chemistry and process safety in the whole supply chain.
The Summit Participants noted the important support of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) and International Center for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS), the Summit co-organizers in providing global leadership on chemical safety and security.
The CHEMSS2017 Shanghai Declaration listed all the relevant programs and activities which the Summit Participants agreed to conduct to enhance chemical safety and security and promote sustainable chemistry and process safety.