Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Regional Workshop on
Practical Aspects of Pesticide Risk Assessment and
Phasing out of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs)

Nanjing, China
19 to 22 May 2014




  • review to what extent use can be made of registration data from countries with advanced risk assessment procedures;
  • exchange experiences related to the phasing out of highly hazardous pesticides, with emphasis on practical aspects of such phasing out;
  • explore scope for collaboration in the review of new chemicals and current highly hazardous products;
  • discuss mechanisms for collaboration among countries in addressing the problem of fake and substandard products;
  • provide updates on new developments, such as the revision of the International Code of Conduct and the reforms of China’s labeling and Japan’s registration system.