Minamata Initial Assessment global inception workshop

July 21 2016 Bangkok, Thailand
Countries: Bangladesh, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Mozambique, Samoa


The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is organizing a global inception workshop for the Minamata Initial Assessment project. The workshop will be held on 21 July 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand and will be conducted in English with interpretation in French.

 

The overall goal of the workshop is to provide a foundation to the participating countries for the development of their Minamata Initial Assessment. The objectives of the workshop are:

  • Introduction of the Minamata Initial Assessment (MIA) project;
  • Discussion of the key project components:
    • Establishing a national steering committee; 
    • Review of legal framework; 
    • Compilation of a national mercury inventory; 
    • Awareness raising. 
  • Finalizing the work plan for the MIA project; 
  • Promoting information exchange and cooperation. 

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The Information Note for Participants can be found here.

 

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Event documents

Agenda

EN FR

Info 1: Minamata Convention on Mercury

EN FR

Info 2: GEF Initial Guidelines for Enabling Activities

EN

Info 3: Minamata Initial Assessment Report Suggested Structure and Contents

EN