African cities air quality pilot project underway

Air pollution is currently considered as the greatest environmental health risk globally with many parts of the world recording dangerously high levels of air pollution. World Health Organization (WHO) estimations show that 90 per cent of people worldwide breathe air containing high levels of pollutants.  Air pollution causes 1 in every 9 deaths globally. The...
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ECI screens film on toxic electronics industry

Mobile phones, computers and TVs are blockbuster consumer products but their manufacture relies on and uses more than a thousand chemicals and other materials. This causes harm in production, exposes consumers to toxic chemicals during use, and releases toxic chemicals when products become electronic waste. That is why hazardous chemicals in electronics became a SAICM...
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World Environment Day 2018

On 5th June 2018, staff of the Environmental Compliance Institute (ECI) joined hands with pupils and staff of Carmelvale Catholic Primary School located at Jacaranda Estate in Donholm, Nairobi, and the Nairobi City County Government (Environment Department, Embakasi) to mark this year’s World Environment Day (WED). World Environment Day is the UN’s most important day...
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UNEP and ECI to pilot air quality project in 3 cities

UN Environment is partnering with the Environmental and Compliance Institute (ECI) to implement a demonstration project to support three African cities – Addis Ababa, Kigali and Nairobi, to develop air quality strategies. The objectives of the project are to: Generate knowledge on air quality and keep the air quality situation under review in the selected...
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Short Course on Environmental Risk Assessment

Few seats remaining! Book Your Place Now!!! Are you an environmental scientist working with chemical products? Are you aware about an exciting course on Environmental Risk Assessment of chemicals, happening in Nairobi in September 2017? The course is about the theory and application of Environmental Risk Assessment of chemicals, whereas we will focus on the...
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Register for Ecotoxicology & Risk Assessment Course

Are you an environmental scientist who needs to assess the risk of certain environmental issues at work? Do you need more in-depth knowledge in one of the three topics? ‣ Aquatic Ecotoxicology ‣ Pesticide Risk Assessment ‣ Advanced Environmental Risk Assessment Then join our courses! An increasing number of chemical substances are being released into...
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Regional Experiences Workshop On Vehicle Emission Inspection And Maintainance (I&M) Programmes Held In Nairobi

The Environmental Compliance Institute hosted a workshop on Regional Experiences in Vehicle Emission Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) programs at Laico Regency Hotel in Nairobi on 28th November 2016. The event brought together experts in vehicle emission standards and I&M programs as well as policy makers and other stakeholders including government agencies, NGOs and industry players...
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