• Provide a global forum for the views of all stakeholders engaged in chemical activities on ways and means to enhance chemical and environmental safety and security;
  • Strengthen international cooperation in promoting global chemical safety and security culture;
  • Bring together companies that are producing state-of-the-art solutions to improve chemical and environmental safety and security in the whole chain of production, use and disposal of chemicals;
  • Familiarize participants with the latest technical solutions, safety and security technologies and equipment available on the market;
  • Hear industry’s views and activities for enhancing chemical and environmental safety and security; 
  • Promote the Responsible Care programme and Responsible Care Security Code;
  • Promote the acknowledgment the CHEM-FRIENDLY in Safety and Security in China and worldwide;
  • Offer demonstrations, trainings and best practices exchanges in all areas of chemical safety and security;
  • Promote effective national implementation of chemical conventions, including: the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade; the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal;  the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants; and Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents;
  • Promote implementation of WHO’s International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) to detect, assess, report and respond to health events of international concern;
  • Promote adherence to the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the Inter-Organisation Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC), and highlight efforts to ensure sound management of chemicals;
  • Promote implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004);
  • Enhance national systems of prevention of major accidents as per the requirements of Council Directive 96/82/EC of 9 December 1996 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances (so-called Seveso II Directive), and the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2012/18/UE of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances (so-called Seveso III);
  • Create a forum for the exchange of experience, ideas and knowledge among national and international organizations active in chemical safety and security.

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