Progress reports on DDT

 

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UNEP/POPS/COP.1/4 Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control267.5 K122.38 K
 
 
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Paragraph 6 of part II of Annex B of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants states

“Commencing at its first meeting, and at least every three years thereafter, the Conference of the Parties shall, in consultation with the World Health Organization, evaluate the continued need for DDT for disease vector control on the basis of available scientific, technical, environmental and economic information, including

UNEP/POPS/COP.2/4 Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and alternative strategies to replace DDT157 K60.61 K
 
 
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At its first meeting, the Conference of the Parties of the Stockholm Convention, in decision SC1/25, requested the Secretariat to undertake, in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), the following measures to enhance the evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and to promote alternative strategies to assist Parties in their goal of reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of DDT

Keep under regular review the adequacy of information required under sections A, B, C and D of the format and questionnaire set out in annex III of decision SC-1/25, and propose to the Conference of the Parties any modifications that are deemed essential (para. 4)

UNEP/POPS/COP.3/4 Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and alternative strategies to replace DDT182 K58.04 K
 
 
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I.  Backgroun

Paragraph 6 of Part II of Annex B of the Stockholm Convention states

UNEP/POPS/COP.4/4 Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and alternatives to DDT199.5 K130.33 K
 
 
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Paragraph 6 of part II of Annex II of the Stockholm Convention states that commencing at its first meeting and at least every three years thereafter the Conference of the Parties shall, in consultation with the World Health Organization, evaluate the continued need for DDT for disease vector control on the basis of available scientific, technical, environmental and economic information. The Conference of the Parties now has ordinary meetings every two years. In the light of that fact the Conference of the Parties provided in paragraph 2 of the revised process for DDT reporting, assessment and evaluation contained in annex I to decision SC-3/2 that the evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control would be undertaken at each ordinary meeting

At its third meeting, the Conference of the Parties concluded in paragraph 2 of decision SC-3/2 that countries that were currently using DDT for disease vector control might need to continue such use until locally appropriate and cost-effective alternatives were available for sustainable transition away from DDT

UNEP/POPS/COP.5/4Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and promotion of alternatives to DDT187.5 K109.62 K
 
 
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Introduction

1. Paragraph 6 of part II of Annex B to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants states that, “commencing at its first meeting, and at least every three years thereafter, the Conference of the Parties shall, in consultation with the World Health Organization [WHO], evaluate the continued need for DDT for disease vector control on the basis of available scientific, technical, environmental and economic information”. Given that the Conference of the Parties now holds ordinary meetings every two years, it stated in paragraph 2 of the revised process for DDT reporting, assessment and evaluation set out in annex I to decision SC-3/2 that an evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control would be undertaken at each ordinary meeting.

UNEP/POPS/COP.6/4Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and promotion of alternatives to DDT196 K90.91 K
 
 
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I. Introduction

1. Paragraph 6 of part II of Annex B to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants states that, commencing at its first meeting and at least every three years thereafter, the Conference of the Parties shall, in consultation with the World Health Organization (WHO), evaluate the continued need for DDT for disease vector control on the basis of available scientific, technical, environmental and economic information.

UNEP/POPS/COP.7/5Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and promotion of alternatives to DDT141 K198.36 K
 
 
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I. Introduction

1. Paragraph 6 of part II of Annex B to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants provides that, commencing at its first meeting and at least every three years thereafter, the Conference of the Parties shall, in consultation with the World Health Organization (WHO), evaluate the continued need for DDT for disease vector control on the basis of available scientific, technical, environmental and economic information.

UNEP/POPS/COP.8/5Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and the promotion of alternatives to DDT76.81 K126.36 K
 
 
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I. Introduction

1. Pursuant to paragraph 6 of part II of Annex B to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, and in line with the process for the reporting on and assessment and evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control set out in annex I to decision SC-3/2, the Conference of the Parties to the Convention undertakes an evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control at each of its ordinary meetings.

UNEP/POPS/COP.9/5Evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control and the promotion of alternatives to DDT74.75 K167.55 K
 
 
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I. Introduction

1. Pursuant to paragraph 6 of part II of Annex B to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, and in line with the process for the reporting on and assessment and evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control set out in annex I to decision SC-3/2, the Conference of the Parties to the Convention undertakes an evaluation of the continued need for DDT for disease vector control at each of its ordinary meetings.