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Date Title
15/12/2015 Better Regulation Watchdog: Open letter in response to proposal for EU wide ‘regulatory burden’ target
15/03/2012 Environment and Health strategic policy outline, informal paper for DG Environment, European Commission by Rappolder Marianne
11/04/2011 Paris Appeal
the International Declaration on Diseases due to chemical pollution
18/03/2011 The Asturias Pledge
A new call to action on environmental and occupational cancer prevention
06/05/2010 US President’s Cancer Panel
Environmentally caused cancers are ’grossly underestimated’ and ’needlessly devastate American lives.’
14/03/2010 WHO Europe
Parma Declaration on Environment and Health
06/11/2008 Canadian Cancer Society
Environment, Cancer and You
10/02/2008 Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Consensus Statement on Cancer and the Environment
04/06/2006 Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Consensus Statement on Breast Cancer and the Environment
14/06/2002 WHO Europe & European Environment Agency
Children Health and Environment: A Review of Evidence
14/05/2001 International Society of Doctors for the Environment
Declaration on Children, their health and their environment
06/05/1997 Environment Leaders’ Summit of the Eight
Declaration of the Environment Leaders of the Eight on Children’s Environmental Health
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