Forum information

What is the International HCH & Pesticides Forum?

The International HCH and Pesticides Forum is a technical forum, open for discussions and interactions among the pesticides manufacturing industry, international, national and regional authorities, NGOs, Research and Development Institutes, contractors, consultants and other knowledgeable and interested parties. The aim of the Forum is to find technical solutions to the problems arising from the (former) production and application of pesticides.



The aim of 10th International HCH and Pesticide Forum is to present and discuss the problems connected with a huge amount of obsolete pesticides in the regions of Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and many others around the Globe, their inventory, present amounts and  elimination, which had started successfully during the previous nine Fora. This Forum is undertaken under the framework of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) five years after the Convention has come into force. Special attention will be given to solve the problems with obsolete pesticides in the Central and Eastern European region.




The Forum objectives are:




The preliminary programme of the 10th Forum includes three days discussions and one day field trip on the 10th of September.


Special workshops on (preliminary version):


You can find more information in the FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT