Despite the listing of chrysotile asbestos being blocked yet again at the recent Rotterdam Convention meeting in May, the Global Alliance Against Asbestos certainly shook things up!
The Rotterdam Convention has failed miserably as chrysotile asbestos blocked again from listing, continuing to put millions of workers at risk.
Siti worked in an asbestos factory for 23 years in Indonesia. In 2012 she was diagnosed with asbestosis. This is Siti’s story.
Global petition demanding action on chrysotile and reform of the Rotterdam Convention to be handed to COP President Rotterdam Convention Tuesday 2nd May.
The Global Asbestos Action Alliance will renew it’s push this week to have white asbestos listed as a global banned substance as the 8th Conference of the Rotterdam Convention kicks off in Geneva.