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Invitation to the Webinar on 3 November at 14:00 CET

November 3 2017-November 3 2017, Web based, Geneva, Switzerland,

MercuryLearn is an online training platform to assist you in developing a comprehensive inventory on mercury releases and emissions, using the standardized methodology and database provided by the UN Environment Toolkit.

UNITAR is pleased to welcome you to participate in the second MercuryLearn webinar ‘Integrating ASGM data into your mercury inventory’ on Friday 3 November at 14:00 Geneva time (CET). The webinar is in English, and will last approximately one hour.


MercuryLearn October 2017 course

October 9 2017-November 26 2017, Web based,

Online training to assist in developing a mercury release and emissions inventory using the UNEP Toolkit.


First meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury

September 24 2017-September 29 2017, International Conference Center in Geneva, Switzerland,

Country: Switzerland

 


Inception workshop in Eritrea

July 25 2017-July 26 2017, Asmera, Eritrea


Official presentation of the Minamata Initial Assessment report in Nigeria

July 20 2017-July 21 2017, Abuja, Nigeria


Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) training in Sierra Leona

March 13 2017-August 16 2017, Freetown, Sierra Leone


Inception workshop in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

February 22 2017-February 24 2017, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo


Minamata Initial Assessment and National Action Plan Inception Workshop in Samoa

February 7 2017-February 10 2017, , Samoa


Minamata validation workshop in Senegal

February 6 2017-February 7 2017, Dakar, Senegal


Minamata Initial Assessment and National Action Plan Inception Workshop in Benin

February 2 2017-February 3 2017, , Benin


Minamata Initial Assessment; National Action Plan And Inception Workshop in Democratic Republic of Congo

January 22 2017-January 24 2017, ,


Inception workshop to launch the Minimata Initial Assessment project in Burkina Faso

October 27 2016-October 28 2016, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The inception workshop will serve to officially launch the Minimata Initial Assessment project. Moreover, the inception workshop will be complemented by a workshop on the baseline inventory, involving all stakeholders to upgrade current activities of collecting baseline data on mercury use in different sectors of the country. 

The events will be held on the 27th and the 28th of October in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.


Inception workshop to launch the Minimata Initial Assessment project in Niger

October 27 2016-October 28 2016, Niamey, Niger

The inception workshop will serve to officially launch the Minimata Initial Assessment project. Moreover, the inception workshop will be complemented by a workshop on the baseline inventory, involving all stakeholders to upgrade current activities of collecting baseline data on mercury use in different sectors of the country. 

The events will be held on the 27th and the 28h of October in Niamey, Niger.


Inception Workshop to launch the Minimata Initial Assessment project in Mali

October 24 2016-October 25 2016, Bamako, Mali

The inception workshop will serve to officially launch the Minimata Initial Assessment project. Moreover, the inception workshop will be complemented by a workshop on the baseline inventory, involving all stakeholders to upgrade current activities of collecting baseline data on mercury use in different sectors of the country. 


Minamata Initial Assessment and National Action Plan Inception Workshop

September 1 2016-September 2 2016, Freetown, Sierra Leone

UNITAR has visited Freetown, Sierra Leone, for the official launch of the Minamata Initial Assessment and National Action Plan for Artisanal And Small Scale Gold Mining with the Sierra Leonean Environmental Protection Agency. The two-day inception workshop was designed to raise awareness among policy makers and the general public on the threats of mercury, and to mobilize the required infrastructure and support for national action. 

The Workshop was attended by representatives (eighty in total) from parliament, government, industry, academia, NGOs and Civil Society, community leaders, Artisanal Small Scale Gold Miners, and others.  In addition, the workshop had extensive press coverage (both print and electronic), which will help to communicate the message domestically.


Webinar on developing mercury inventories

August 18 2016-August 18 2016, 12:30 CEST, web based, Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is organizing a webinar for the Minamata Initial Assessment project.


Minamata Initial Assessment global inception workshop

July 21 2016-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.

 


Training workshop on developing national mercury inventories

July 12 2016-July 15 2016, Agència de Residus de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, Countries: Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Togo

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and United Nations Developement Organization (UNDP), is organizing a training workshop on developing national mercury inventories. The workshop will be held from 12 July 2016 to 15 July 2016 in Barcelona, Spain and will be conducted in English and French with simultaneous interpretation.


Minamata Initial Assessment regional inception workshop

July 11 2016-July 11 2016, Agència de Residus de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and World Health Organization (WHO), is organizing a regional inception workshop for the Minamata Initial Assessment project. The workshop will be held on 11 July 2016 in Barcelona, Spain and will be conducted in English with translation in French.


Training workshop on developing mercury inventories

May 30 2016-June 2 2016, Moroni, Comoros

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is organizing a four-day training workshop on development of national mercury inventories. The workshop will be held on 30 May to 2 June 2016 in Moroni, Comoros and would be conducted in English with simultaneous translation in French.

The participating countries will be Comoros, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Mozambique and Guinea Bissau.


Training workshop on developing mercury inventories

May 9 2016-May 12 2016, Amman, Jordan

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research is organizing a four-day training workshop on development of national mercury inventories. The workshop will be held from 9 to 12 May in Amman, Jordan. The training workshop is part of UNITAR's ongoing Minamata Initial Assessment project with the Republic of Yemen. The project is funded by Global Environment Facility and implemented by United Nations Industrial Development Organization. The participating countries are Yemen, Jordan and Macedonia. This capacity building training is first in a series of scheduled workshops organized by UNITAR to help countries in developing mercury inventories.