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Jun 16, 2022

Global network congratulates countries phasing-out Highly Hazardous Pesticides; urges FAO to commit to global HHPs phase-out by 2030

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) today congratulates the countries moving to ban Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) that are harming people and the environment, as the global organisation releases the...

Jun 9, 2022

430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples groups to FAO Council: End partnership with pesticide industry

For Immediate Release: June 9, 2022 Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, today 430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations...

Jun 8, 2022

430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples groups to FAO Council: End partnership with pesticide industry.

For Immediate Release: June 9, 2022 Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, today 430 civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations...

Jun 6, 2022

New report outlines corporate influence at FAO

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2022 A silent revolution is underway at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Corporations are being given increasing influence at the expense of states,...

Feb 10, 2022

Citizens Threaten Lawsuit to Clean Up Pollution at Kīkīaola Harbor

State Health Department Defies Court Order Mandating Federal Permit For Immediate Release February 9, 2022 Contact: Kylie Wager Cruz | Attorney | Earthjustice | (808) 599-2436 | kwager@earthjustice...

Dec 3, 2021

Over 187,300 advocates urge UN FAO to abandon controversial ag industry partnership

Press contact: Ahna Kruzic, ahna@panna.org (510) 927-5379 For immediate release: December 3rd, 2021, 1AM PT ROME, ITALY: Today, food and agriculture advocates delivered over 187,300 petition...

Nov 22, 2021

New bill would overhaul U.S. pesticide rules

PAN applauds introduction of the Protect America’s Children from Toxic Pesticides Act (PACTPA) Press contact: Ahna Kruzic, ahna@panna.org (510) 927-5379 For immediate release: November 22, 2021...

Oct 14, 2021

PAN Executive Director Kristin Schafer to Step Down

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) North America announced today that Kristin Schafer will be stepping down as the organization’s Executive Director early next year. Schafer will be working closely with...

Oct 13, 2021

US Farmers and advocates to Biden administration: prioritize the rights and livelihoods of workers, food producers, and frontline communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2021 In honor of World Food Day on Saturday, October 16th, over 60 organizations call for a more just approach to agricultural policy development. WASHINGTON DC—...

Sep 22, 2021

Counter-summit challenges corporate-led UN Food Systems Summit

Today, thousands of rural peoples, people’s organizations, CSOs, and advocates kicked off The Global People’s Summit (GPS) on Food Systems through various online and on-ground activities to challenge...

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