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VeilleNanos - AVICENN's agenda

AVICENN’s agenda

Below are the dates of the main meetings and public interventions of AVICENN.

The nano events calendar can be consulted in the general Agenda section.






  • December 17, 2020: Avicenn intervened in a training session “Nanoparticles: What are the risks for health and environment?” for the Departmental Committee for Health Education of Vaucluse(CoDES 84)
  • December 9, 2020: Avicenn posted its contribution to the consultation on the draft PNSE 4 of the Ministries of Solidarity and Health and of Ecological Transition, whose Action 12 aims to “better managing the risks associated with nanomaterials in a context of uncertainty” the proposed measures are largely in line with the 20 proposals from civil society compiled by Avicenn in June 2019.
  • December 1, 2020: Avicenn participated to the 11th ANSES nano dialogue committee (in video)
  • July 9, 2020: Avicenn sent a registered letter to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Solidarity and Health to demand the release of the government report on nanomaterials in drugs and medical devices. This report should have been made public three years ago now, according to our 2016 health care modernization law. Read more here.
  • June 25, 2020: Avicenn conducted a videoconference intervention for the Institute of Environmental Health Training (IFSEN) (module 6: noise, nanotechnologies and waste).
  • 19 June 2020: Avicenn submitted a contribution to the consultation on the roadmap of the new sustainable chemicals strategy (“Chemical strategy for sustainability”) of the European Commission. Among the measures recommended: 1 – create a tailor-made regulation for nanomaterials; 2 – ensure the effective registration of nanomaterials; 3 – improve information on the presence of nanomaterials in products and on the associated risks; 4 – promote independent research on the risks associated with nanomaterials through a fund financed by the companies that import, produce or use these nanomaterials
  • June 9, 2020: participation in the 10th ANSES nano dialogue committee (organized by Skype)
  • March 24, 2020: General Assembly of AVICENN


Notes and references

  • 1
    in partnership with 5 other European NGOs  (BEUCCIELEBBHCWHHEJSupport), in response to a call launched by the European Observatory on nanomaterials (EUON)

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