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11 Oct, 2017, 07:00 BST International Trade Unions Movement "For Chrysotile": Groundbreaking Scientific Study Proves Chrysotile Asbestos is not a Cause of Disease

Spanish scientists conducted the first population study of asbestos content in samples of lung tissue undertaken in Spain. The results confirmed the...


16 May, 2017, 14:05 BST International Alliance "Chrysotile" Applauds the Decision Of the 8th Conference of Parties to the Rotterdam Convention

The participants of the 8th Conference of Parties to the Rotterdam Convention did not reach consensus on inclusion of chrysotile asbestos in Annex...


03 May, 2017, 07:00 BST International Trade Union Movement For Chrysotile Will Continue the Struggle for the Future of Chrysotile

The meetings of the conferences of the parties of Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm conventions regulating the transportation and disposal of hazardous ...


10 Apr, 2017, 13:00 BST Russian Workers Are Ready to Defend Chrysotile Industry

- Residents of Asbest and the International Trade Unions Movement "For Chrysotile" organized an event to draw attention to the problems of the...


02 Oct, 2015, 09:22 BST International Alliance of Trade-Union Organizations "Chrysotile" Insists on Review of Ambiguous and Unscientific Judicial Decisions Used by People For Personal Gain

In his article "Asbestos judgment fuels bogus claims," published by The Telegraph on September 5, 2015, the author Christopher Booker once again...


19 May, 2015, 10:30 BST Chrysotile Out of Consensus

Delegates of the member states to the Rotterdam Convention failed to reach an unanimous decision on inclusion of chrysotile in Annex3 Those who...


12 May, 2015, 14:10 BST Workers From Around the World Gathered in Geneva to Support the Chrysotile Asbestos

In accordance with Rotterdam Convention procedure, the question of the inclusion of chrysotile asbestos in Annex III has been considered on two...