Pesticides and Water: the Contribution of International Pesticide Standards for Life Quality and Water Security
The side event will gather the most influent researchers and institutions worldwide on the theme of pesticides and it´s impacts on the water and public health to discuss the creation of an International Pesticides Standards Alliance (IPSA).
This group of institutions are in a one-year preparatory process to launch, during the side-event of the Water Conference in New York City the International Pesticides Standards Alliance (IPSA). The signature of the Cooperation Protocol of IPSA is going to happen by the end of the side-event.
The Alliance gather institutions that research and do policy work to create international standards to ban pesticides that deteriorate water, environment, and public health, especially those classified as HHP (Highly Hazardous Pesticides).
Marco Orellana – Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights – OHCHR – United Nations and Professor of the Washington University- USA
Larissa Bombardi – Professor and researcher of the São Paulo University -Brazil
Sergio Ribeiro – General Director of CIRAT – Brazil
Arnault Apoteker – Justice Pesticide – France
Sandra Kish – MPF (Government of Brazil- Federal Prosecution Service) and Water Connection Project – Brazil
Martin Dermine– Pesticides Action Network (PAN-International) Belgium
Pedro Serafim – MPT (Government of Brazil- Labor Regional Prosecution Service)
Marina Lacorte -Greenpeace
Joziléia Kaingang– Ministério dos Povos Indígenas