Philippines


Overview: Philippines developed a national mercury inventory in 2008. Eight major sources, out of the ten listed in UN Environment's Toolkit, are present in the country. These include: intentional use of mercury in industrial processes, consumer products with intentional use of mercury and waste treatment. 


Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UN Environment

Contact person: Ludovic Bernadaut (Ludovic.Bernadaut@Unep.org)

Executing Agency

UN Environment IETC

Contact person: Shunichi Honda (shunichi.honda@unep.org)

Role of UNITAR

Executing component on information exchange and dissemination


Ratification Dossier

Donor

Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) of Switzerland

Project execution

UNITAR

Status:

Complete

Contact

Mr. Oliver Wootton (Email: oliver.wootton@unitar.org)