CEJAD has released a video documentary on lead paints and the impacts of lead exposure to children in marking the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action, 2018. The video is to create awareness on lead poisoning from leaded paints especially to children and provides information about how leaded paints are produced, why lead has..
CEJAD featured and interviewed on K24 TV on the effects of mercury exposure to women in gold mining in Kenya following findings of a study conducted by CEJAD in partnership with IPEN on mercury in women of child bearing age in ASGM sites in Migori, Kenya. The study revealed that over half of the..
CEJAD participates in a workshop for the project “Sound Chemical Management Mainstreaming and UPOPs reduction in Kenya”
On 12th and 13th CEJAD participated in the Unintentional persistent organic pollutants (U-POPs) workshop organised by the Green Belt Movement in Nairobi. The workshop was organized under the Government of Kenya project ‘Sound Chemical Management Mainstreaming and UPOPs reduction in Kenya’ being implemented by Ministry of Environment and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), whose aim is to..
Cejad staff participated in a training for Environmental Human Rights Defenders organised by The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights https://www.ohchr.org/EN/pages/home.aspx held on 6th and in Mombasa. The purpose of the workshop was to equip organizations/CSOs with legal knowledge and safety measures which they can use while they pursue to solve..
Field visit to Mombasa County to carry out outreach to County Level Government Ministries and Departments
17th October 2018: Centre for Environment Justice and Development (CEJAD) and Kisiwani Conservation Network (KCN), in conjunction with the Kenya Dental Association (KDA)–Mombasa Chapter held a Stakeholders’ Dialogue Forum on Dental Amalgam Phase out in Children, Pregnant Women and Breastfeeding Mothers on 17th October 2018 in Mombasa County. The dialogue forum was also graced by..
CEJAD holds a multi-Stakeholder Workshop for Legal Gap Analysis Report Validation and Developing Roadmap For Mercury Added Products(MAPS) Phase out in Kenya
CEJAD holds a multi-stakeholder workshop for Legal Gap Analysis Report validation and developing a roadmap for Mercury Added Products (MAPS) Phase out in Kenya at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi as part of the CEJAD/EEB/ZMWG project “Contribution towards early ratification and implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and towards phasing out mercury added products in Kenya– Phase II”.
Joint press statement on phasing out mercury added products and chemicals by Members of the NGO Coalition
CEJAD together with other NGOs in the chemicals sector released a joint statement that chemicals are integral to almost all sectors of society, and their sound management is essential for protecting human and environmental health.
CEJAD organized national stakeholders’ workshop on national regulation of lead paint in Kenya held on the 31st of January, 2018 at Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi Kenya. The stakeholders comprised of representatives from; civil society Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, Academia, the Media and governmental institutions from Nairobi. reasd more The workshop intended to bring together key..
On 6-9 June 2018, CEJAD attended and participated in the IPEN http://www.ipen.org/news/marine-litter-plastics-and-microplastics-and-their-toxic-chemicals-components-need-urgent – SSNC ocean pollutants workshop held in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. The objective of the workshop was to build local and global capacity and alliances among NGOs and experts to reduce pollutants harming the ocean/marine environment and human health.
(CEJAD) held a workshop on 3rd may 2018 to sensitize the media and journalist on dental amalgam phase down and Minamata convention as part of project implementation, strengthening civil society organizations collaboration and engagement of policy makers to promote dental amalgam phase down and shift to alternatives in Kenya. The workshop was held in collaboration..