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Dr. Marc Pallemaerts

Professor of International and European Environmental Law

Université Libre de Bruxelles

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Background Information

Employment History

Special Rapporteur To the UN Human Rights Council On Hazardous Substances and Wastes

United Nations Capital Development Fund

Professor of European Environmental Law

Universiteit van Amsterdam

Lecturer In Environmental Law

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Professor of European Environmental Law

University of Amsterdam

Affiliations

Senior Fellow and Head of Global Issues and External Action Programme
Institute for European Environmental Policy

Founding Member
ECOSPHERE

Senior Fellow and Head of Research Team Special Subjects
Environmental Governance

Senior Research Fellow
Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Web References (38 Total References)


GENEVA (21 October 2013) - The ...

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GENEVA (21 October 2013) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on toxic waste, Marc Pallemaerts, today urged States to increase efforts to eliminate the use of lead especially in paint and toys. Even though lead poisoning is entirely preventable, lead exposure causes 143,000 deaths and 600,000 new cases of children with intellectual disabilities every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

"We simply cannot wait another century to eliminate the use of lead especially in paint and in toys, as there is no known level of lead exposure that is considered safe," Mr. Pallemaerts stressed, while joining governments and communities worldwide to mark the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action, 20-26 October 2013.
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Marc Pallemaerts (Belgium) was appointed Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes by the UN Human Rights Council in 2012. As Special Rapporteur, he is independent from any government or organization and serves in his individual capacity. He is Professor of European and international environmental law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Learn more, log on to:


IEEP - Institute for European Environmental Policy - Board Members

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In memory of Marc Pallemaerts


IEEP, Institute for European Environmental Policy - IEEP Staff

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Marc Pallemaerts

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Marc Pallemaerts
Senior Fellow and Head of Environmental Governance Research Team Special subjects: environmental law and governance, public participation, climate change, chemicals and the EU's role in global environmental policy. Marc joined IEEP to head the Environmental Governance team in December 2005, and is based in IEEP's Brussels office. An international lawyer and political scientist by training, he has extensive experience in academic research and teaching as well as in policy work. He has been a policy adviser to the Flemish Regional Environment Minister, to the Belgian Federal State Secretary for the Environment, and was Deputy Chef de Cabinet to the Federal State Secretary for Energy and Sustainable Development. During the Belgian Presidency of the EU in 2001, he chaired the EU Council working party responsible for the climate change negotiations and acted as lead negotiator for the Presidency at COP6bis (Bonn) and COP7 (Marrakech). From 2003 to 2005, he was chairman the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention. Before joining IEEP, Marc was a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.


Institute for European Environmental Policy

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Marc Pallemaerts

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Marc joined IEEP to head the Environmental Governance team in December 2005, and is based in IEEP's Brussels office.An international lawyer and political scientist by training, he has extensive experience in academic research and teaching as well as in policy work.He has been a policy adviser to the Flemish Regional Environment Minister, to the Belgian Federal State Secretary for the Environment, and was Deputy Chef de Cabinet to the Federal State Secretary for Energy and Sustainable Development.During the Belgian Presidency of the EU in 2001, he chaired the EU Council working party responsible for the climate change negotiations and acted as lead negotiator for the Presidency at COP6bis (Bonn) and COP7 (Marrakech).From 2003 to 2005, he was chairman the Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention.Before joining IEEP, Marc was a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.


News from other sources

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The speakers will be Caroline Lucas MEP (EC initiatives to promote access to justice), Laure Levi, Partner, CMS DeBacker Avocats (a Brussels-based practitioner who has litigated on behalf of environmental NGOs before the European Court of Justice), Carol Hatton, Solicitor, WWF-UK (commissioners of the report) and the author Dr Marc Pallemaerts, Senior Fellow, IEEP, and founding member of ECOSPHERE, who will present the report's findings and recommendations.

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