March 26 2019 - March 27 2019 Istanbul Turkey
The project “Strengthen National Decision Making Towards Ratification of the Minamata Convention and Build Capacity Towards Implementation of Future Provisions” is an initiative funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF); with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as GEF Agency and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) executing activities; working in close collaboration with the relevant entities at the country level.
Undertake a Minamata Initial Assessment (MIA) to enable the Governments of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the Republic of Mozambique, and, the Independent State of Samoa (represented on the map below), to determine the national requirements and needs for the ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury (the Convention) and to establish a national foundation to undertake future work towards the implementation of the Convention.
Objectives of the Final Workshop
Workshop country representatives
IO: UNDP, UNIDO
Total of participants: 12
At a glance: Final Workshop Evaluation
MIA Project training provided by UNITAR
Total of stakeholders trained during the project: 180
Links to useful information
Workshop Agenda Logistics Note Istanbul UNITAR CWM Programme Overview MIA Project Overview UNDP's Mercury Work UNDP Medical Waste Project in Africa UNITAR's Mercury Work Mercury Inventories MIA Bangladesh MIA Guinea-Bissau MIA Mozambique MIA Mauritania MIA Samoa UNITAR's Lessons-learned MIA Project Evaluation Introduction to the IOMC Toolbox