IFCS Officers

IFCS President
Country: Senegal

Mr Cheikh Ndiaye Sylla
Director of Environment and Classified Establishments
Ministry of Environment
106 rue Carnot
BP 6557
Dakar Etoile
Dakar
Senegal
Tel: +221 33 822 6211
Fax: +221 33 822 6212
Email: denv@sentoo.sn ; denv@orange.sn

IFCS Vice-President - Africa
Country: Mauritius

Mr Ramchurn Seenauth (interim)
Environment Officer
Ministry of Environment
6th Floor
Ken Lee tower
St Georges Street
Port Louis
Mauritius
Tel: +230 213 3058
Fax: +230 211 38 66
Email: rseenauth@mail.gov.mu stanas@intnet.mu

IFCS Vice-President - Asia and Pacific
Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr Gholamhossein Dehghani
Secretary
National Authority for Chemical Conventions
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Building 8 West,
Tehran
Tel: +98 21 61154336
Fax: +98 21 6740094
Email: gdehghani7@gmail.com
cc: Mr Nassereddin Heidari
Deputy Secretary
National Authority for Chemical Conventions
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Building 8 West,
Tehran
Tel: +98 21 61154421
Fax: +98 21 6740094
Email: nheidari@mfa.gov.ir

IFCS Vice-President - Central and Eastern Europe
Country: Poland

Dr Michal Andrijewski (interim)
Expert of the Ministry of Health
Bureau for Chemical Substances and Preparation
ul. Sw. Teresy 8
Lodz 91-348
Poland
Tel: +4842 6314 681
Fax: +4842 6 31 46 79
Email: mandrijeuski@chemikalia.gov.pl ; michal.andrijewski@chemikalia.gov.pl

IFCS Vice-President - Latin America and Caribbean
Country: Suriname

Dr Jules F. M. De Kom
Toxicology Focal Point
Secretariat Director
Ministry of Health
H. Arronstraat 64 B
Paramaribo
Tel: +597 477601 or 597 44 2222 Ext. 578
Fax: +597473 923
Email: dekomj@sr.net ; apotheek@azp.sr

IFCS Vice-President - Western Europe & Other Groups
Country: Switzerland

Dr Georg Karlaganis
Head of the Substances, Soil & Biotech. Div.
Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy & Communications
Federal Office for the environment
Worblentalstr. 68
3063 Ittigen
Bern CH-3003
Tel: +41 31 32 26 955
Fax: +41 31 32 47 978
Email: georg.karlaganis@buwal.admin.ch


Role of the President

Role of the Vice President

Future of IFCS

Proposal to integrate IFCS into ICCM as an advisory body

Dakar, Senegal

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Past Events

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Forum V, Budapest, Hungary, from 25 to 29 September 2006

Case Studies and Tools:

  • Substitution and Alternatives
    A list of case studies, examples and tools prepared by the FSC Working Group, intended to provide information and guidance on risk reduction

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IFCS Information Circulars

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IFCS videos

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Chemical Safety in a Vulnerable World.
IFCS Forum IV video

Children and POPs

- Protecting our most precious resources.
Documentary in Spanish with subtitles in English

LINKS OF INTEREST

Chemicals Management Officials in National Governments

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Strategic Aproach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)

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Indicator of Progress: National Focal Point Annual Survey

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IFCS Award of Merit

Awards of Merit

The prize recognizes a person/organzation for outstanding contributions to activities in chemical safety.

Special Recognition Awards

Recognizes those contributing in an exceptional way on a special chemical topic or activity more information