Battles for the environment encounter the gap between the law and reality in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Battles for the environment encounter the gap between the law and reality in Bosnia and Herzegovina

29 June 2022, SARAJEVO/PRAGUE - The people of Bosnia and Herzegovina still lack information about the state of the environment and face serious obstacles when trying to get...

Chemicals in Waste Will Continue to Pose Health and Environmental Threats Under New EU Rules

Chemicals in Waste Will Continue to Pose Health and Environmental Threats Under New EU Rules

June 23, PRAGUE - Earlier this week, the European Council and Parliament reached an agreement on new limits on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in wastes, but unfortunately,...

BRS Conventions take steps for global protections from toxic chemicals

BRS Conventions take steps for global protections from toxic chemicals

GENEVA - Several notable decisions were adopted at the closing of two weeks of negotiations of the Joint Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm...

As developing countries stay vulnerable, struggle for stricter POPs limits continues

As developing countries stay vulnerable, struggle for stricter POPs limits continues

The Nexus3 Foundation (Indonesia), together with the Arnika Association (Czech Republic), and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) keep calling on the...

First aid kits and hope sent to Ukraine

First aid kits and hope sent to Ukraine

Beautiful summer days are coming, you feel relaxed, and other people’s suffering seems so distant. We wondered if you still can perceive the problems of Ukrainians there after...

A Thai activist: stricter limits on POPs and proper categorization of e-waste will reduce its importation into Thailand

A Thai activist: stricter limits on POPs and proper categorization of e-waste will reduce its importation into Thailand

A conference of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions is happening in Geneva. A delegation from the NGO Ecological Alert and Recovery – Thailand...

Kazakh authorities and CSOs discussed the transition of European experience in tackling climate change

Kazakh authorities and CSOs discussed the transition of European experience in tackling climate change

June 8, KARAGANDY – Today, the non-governmental organization EcoMuseum from Karagandy signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Karagandy Region Akimat to develop a regional...

Arnika’s interventions at BRS meeting: Health and environment must be the priority criterion

Arnika’s interventions at BRS meeting: Health and environment must be the priority criterion

Arnika’s lead expert Jindřich Petrlík and IPEN Global Researcher based in Arnika Jitka Straková called for improvements of the Stockholm convention in their interventions at the...

BRS side event: POPs threaten the global circular economy

BRS side event: POPs threaten the global circular economy

An important conference of parties of Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions takes place in Geneva these days. Arnika and the International Pollutants Elimination Network...

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

Cancer-causing Dioxins and PCBs Threaten the Food Supply and Human Health Globally

2 June 2022, GOTHENBURG / PRAGUE / NAIROBI / JAKARTA / YAOUNDÉ / ACCRA / LIBREVILLE / BANGKOK / MONTEVIDEO / CHISINAU / SAN FRANCISCO / BEIJING / DAKAR – A new review of data...

Stricter international limits for hazardous chemicals will help to stop waste imports into Thailand

Stricter international limits for hazardous chemicals will help to stop waste imports into Thailand

31 May 2022, Bangkok/Prague – EARTH Thailand, together with the Arnika Association (Czech Republic) and the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) [1], will call on...

European Union supports civil society in tackling climate change in Kazakhstan

European Union supports civil society in tackling climate change in Kazakhstan

A new project to mitigate climate change in Karaganda Region has been launched by the Czech NGO “Arnika” and the Karaganda-based EcoMuseum. The project received a grant from the...