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유엔아카데믹임팩트 한국협의회(UNAI Korea) 회장상
Essay Topic - SDGs Goal 3
As an aftereffect of the 2011 humidifier disinfectant incident, people’s concerns towards the safety of chemicals have intensified. After the series of controversies, the new term, ‘Chemophobia (Chemophobia)’ has emerged, calling for the proper regulation of chemicals in order to safeguard the environment and public health. As a response to chemical-related incidents, the U.N. stresses the importance of exercising strict control over the chemicals in order to precaution the millions of deaths that occurred from contamination of the environment. In South Korea, where there is widespread fear of chemicals, what is an effective way to manage chemicals? By acknowledging the current legal framework’s shortcomings, how can we effectively supply the eco-friendly products to the wider public?
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