National Focal Points

To facilitate communication, nationally and internationally, each Government has been designating a Strategic Approach national focal point to act as an effective conduit for communication on Strategic Approach matters, including invitations to participate in meetings and information dissemination.

Regional Focal Points

Regional Focal Points are nominated following the first session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) through a consultative process coordinated by the Governments whose representatives served on the bureau of the SAICM Preparatory Committee and the bureau of the ICCM.

Non-Governmental Organization Focal Points

A large number of national and international non-governmental organizations have been collaborating with SAICM implementation.

Intergovernmental Organizations Focal Points

the Inter-Organization Coordinating Committee (IOCC) of the Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC) agreed that it would be useful to nominate SAICM focal points in order to facilitate communication with the SAICM secretariat and referrals of requests for assistance in SAICM implementation Files include focal point contacts at national, regional, NGO and intergovernmental organizations.