Forum V











The fifth session of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (Forum V) was hosted by the Government of Hungary from 25 - 29 September 2006.

Pre-meetings were held on 23 and 24 September 2006


Meetings took place at the Budapest Congress & World Trade Center









Award of Merit

The IFCS Award of Merit prize shall recognize a person(s) or organization(s) for outstanding contributions to international activities in chemical safety.

Special Recognition Award

The Special Recognition Award at Forum V recognizes those contributing in an exceptional way on a special chemical topic or activity.

Forum V Final Report

access to documents

Meeting Documents

Plenary Presentations

List of Participants

Related Links

Side Events*

Health and environmental concerns associated with Heavy Metals. Gobal needs for further action?

Swiss sponsored.
23 September 2006, 10h00 - 18h00

IPCS INCHEM and INTOX. Essential tools for chemical safety

24 September 2006, 10h00 - 12h00.

Resource tool-Sound management of pesticides and diagnosis and treatment of pesticide poisoning

WHO-UNEP-USM.
24 September 2006, 13h00 - 14h45

South to South Cooperation

SAICM Secretariat
25 September 2006, 13h15 - 14h15

Asbestos - a global threat

25 September 2006, 14h15 - 15h00

Chemical Harm and Chronic Disease: An overview of recent studies linking toxic chemical exposures to health outcomes.

(Case studies will examine reproductive and neurological damage associated with toxic chemicals)
25 September 2006, 18h00 - 19h30

Global Chemical Database Initiatives

26 September 2006, 13h15 - 14h45

UNIDO activities on Sustainable Chemicals Management

26 September 2006, 13h15 - 14h15

GHS Implementation: Contributing to National Chemical Safety and Sustainable Development

UNITAR/ILO/OECD
27 September 2006, 13h15 - 14h45

Ecological sound and integrated pest & vector management

27 September 2006, 13h15 - 14h45

*Side Events except for those specifically listed as WHO or IPCS are neither sponsored nor endorsed by WHO