What is PAN?

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) is a network of over 600 participating nongovernmental organizations, institutions and individuals in over 90 countries working to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.

PAN was founded in 1982 and has five independent, collaborating Regional Centers that implement its projects and campaigns.

Press Release

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

June 16, 2022

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  6th edition of  the PAN International Consolidated List of Banned Pesticides. The Bans List provides a basis for political action, providing a long list of pesticides that many countries have found too hazardous for use and for which they have found alternatives.

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

June 9, 2022

Reminding the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of its obligations to uphold human rights, 430 civil society and Indigenous peoples organizations from 69 countries across the globe today called on the FAO Council to rescind the agency’s partnership with CropLife International, the industry association representing the world’s largest pesticide manufacturers.

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15 December 2020 12 - 1 30 pm CET (UTC+1)
Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) – a global challenge

In this webinar, you can deepen your understanding of highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs).

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