A Roundtable Consultative Forum Towards Lead Free Paints Production and Control of Lead Decorated Paints Production in Kenya.
CEJAD organized and held a roundtable consultative meeting to engage stakeholders among them; policy makers, paint manufacturers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and other relevant stakeholders in a dialogue towards promoting lead free paint and control of lead decorated paints production in Kenya. (See photos)
The round table consultative meeting resulted in the formation of a national working group bringing together policy makers, NGOs, private sector and consumers to eliminate lead paint in Kenya hosted at CEJAD. The working group aim to:
- Raise awareness of toxicity to human health and the environment and alternatives
- Promote of international third-party certification of new paint products
- Promote of national regulatory frameworks
- Encourage companies to substitute lead compounds added to paint with safer alternative