The purpose of the Network and this web site is to provide resources and facilitate information exchange and collaboration among those working on prevention around the world. The site is designed to assist agencies, NGOs, researchers, concerned citizens, the private sector… all stakeholders interested in developing and implementing solutions to lead poisoning and pollution, as well as to related environmental, health, and sustainability problems.
The Rio 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to be held in Rio de Janeiro on June 20-22 is a major international gathering to assess progress since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. As part of its participation in the preparatory process for Rio+20, the Alliance is disseminating the following position sheet:
The Trust for Lead Poisoning Prevention promotes environmental health in the developing world through integrated approaches to prevention that highlight lead poisoning and toxics pollution as key case studies. The Trust’s overarching goal is to help catalyze and replicate internationalized solutions to sustainable development: solutions that engage all elements of the international system in reinforcing action – from the community to the international.