I P E N   E U R O P E

International POPs Elimination Network

IPEN Europe is a part of global IPEN network of Non Governmental Organisations to address the problem of persistent organic pollutants (POPs): dioxins, furnas, PCBs, HCB, and chlorinated pesticides.

It aim is to push through a program of immediate elimination of sources of POPs as well as safe utilisation of existing stockpiles of POPs, and decontamination of polluted sites. The network acts also to increase public awareness of the negative impact of POPs on the environment and human health.

IPEN Europe's web site and activities in Central and Eastern Europe are co-ordinated by Děti Země, a Czech NGO, thankful of grant provided by the Regional Environmental Center, and Environmental Partnership for CEE.