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The implementation of GHS:

During 2005-2007, Senegal participated as a pilot country in the UNITAR/ILO Global GHS Capacity Building Programme.

In 2005, Senegal, with coordination by the Ministry of Environment, initiated its GHS Capacity Building Project, including committee membership from key governmental departments and representatives of business and industry, and public interest and labour organizations. A National GHS Planning Meeting was held to discuss infrastructure and development of the GHS project. As part of the initial activities for the implementation of the GHS, Senegal undertook the national GHS situation and gap analysis and the comprehensibility testing training.

During the first half of 2007, a GHS implementing regulation (standards and "arrêté interministériel") was drafted. The draft text (which addresses the needs of four different sectors: agriculture, transport, industry and consumer goods), as amended (if necessary) by the relevant stakeholders, was expected to be presented for signature to the Ministers of Environment and Industry before the end of 2007.