18.02.2009 12:04 Age: 13 yrs

Working and Living with Nanotechnologies

Trade Union and NGO positions Conference, 2nd April 2009, in Brussels

A conferences organised by the European NanoCap project, the European Parliament and STOA

Location:        
European Parliament
Rue Wiertz 60
Brussels

Conference Objectives:
The conference will present the positions and perspectives on nanotechnologies at the workplace and in the environment adopted by European Trade Unions and Environmental NGOs. The options for European policies are discussed.
The priorities are set for the responsible development of nanotechnologies, especially regarding environmental and workplace safety. Views are exchanged with nanotechnologies' stakeholders and policymakers and pathways are established for implementing the precautionary approach. An nanoethics portfolio is presented.

Find further information in the >> Nanocap folder.

Who should attend?
The conferences is focussing especially on EU and Member State policy makers, Trade Unions, Environmental organisations, Consumer associations, Industry, Risk management specialists, Scientists and Journalists .

Agenda and Registration

The agenda can be found on the website: www.nanocap.eu
Participation to the conference is free of charge, places are limited. 
Registration before March 1, 2009

Registration at:  www.nanocap.eu/conference

General contacts
Pieter van Broekhuizen
IVAM UvA BV
Postbox 18180
NL-1001ZB  Amsterdam
Tel: +31 20 525 5080
pvbroekhuizen@ivam.uva.nl

Trade Union contacts
Aida Ponce
ETUI-REHS
5, Bvd du Roi Albert II
B-1120 Brussels
Tel : +32 2 224 0559
aponce@etui.org

Environmental NGO contacts
Dragomira Raeva
European Environmental Bureau
34, Bvd de Waterloo
B-1000  Brussels
Tel: +32 2 2891 1304
dragomira.raeva@eeb.org




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