Test FAQs2022-03-30T17:38:58+00:00
How does the Global Lead Forum support achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals?2022-03-18T17:11:58+00:00

The Forum provides a platform for knowledge exchange on global lead exposure issues. Work to reduce deaths and illness from lead exposure directly supports the achievement of SDG Target 3.9: “By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination.”

How is the Global Lead Forum funded?2022-09-26T08:08:34+00:00

Led by the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution, a network of international and national level agencies committed to a collaborative, multi-sectoral approach to address the global pollution crisis and the resulting health and economic impacts, the Forum is currently funded through a 3-year grant to Pure Earth from GiveWell.

What are the benefits of joining the Global Lead Forum?2022-03-18T17:09:30+00:00

There are several benefits to participating in Forum activities. Forum meetings are an opportunity to share your work with a wide range of actors, listen to and learn from others working on related topics, and share ideas on key challenges and ways forward to reduce lead exposures.

How do I join the Global Lead Forum?2022-04-04T21:44:04+00:00

Forum activities are open to anyone who is interested in the issue of lead exposure in low- and middle-income countries. To receive updates and reminders about upcoming meetings, please sign up here. If you are interested in presenting your work at a Forum meeting, kindly take 2 minutes to fill in this short survey. The organizers will be in touch with you directly to organize your presentation.

How are Forum activities structured?2022-03-18T17:07:13+00:00

The Forum meets online via Zoom once per month for 1 hour. Each session includes 3-4 10-minute thematically-coherent presentations by different actors working to reduce lead exposure, with time for questions and discussion.

Why was the Global Lead Forum created?2022-03-18T17:06:28+00:00

The Forum was created as a platform to bring together a wide range of actors who are typically siloed from each other: academics, multilateral and bilateral donors, national ministries of health and environment, the UN system, professional organizations, NGOs, and the private sector. By providing a virtual space for knowledge exchange amongst stakeholders from a wide range of expertise and backgrounds, the Forum aims to build global awareness to address lead exposure in low- and middle-income countries.

What is the Global Lead Forum?2022-09-26T08:09:46+00:00

With the support of Pure Earth, GAHP has established the Global Lead Forum (GLF). The purpose of the Forum is to provide an open, global platform for knowledge-sharing and exchange by a wide variety of actors working on lead exposure, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Open to anyone who is interested in presenting on their work or learning about initiatives worldwide, the Forum works to encourage cross-fertilization and awareness-raising on this issue.

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