OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Colombia 2014

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This report is the first OECD review of Colombia’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on waste and chemicals management and policies that promote more effective and efficient protection and sustainable use of biodiversity.

English Also available in: French, Spanish


Chemicals management

This chapter examines Colombia’s policy and institutional framework for chemicals management. It reviews the framework for testing, assessing and managing the risks associated with chemicals, and for disseminating the related information. This includes provisions for chemical accident prevention, preparedness and response. The chapter also examines Colombia’s progress in managing specific chemicals, such as ozone-depleting substances, persistent organic pollutants and mercury, and reviews its participation in international co-operation in chemicals management.

English Also available in: French

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