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The platform highlights the activities of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in support of ratification and early Implementation of the Minamata Convention on mercury. Here you can read more about the background of our projects.
As part of the ongoing efforts for building national capacity of countries, UNEP and UNITAR have decided to collaborate on developing an online training platform: MercuryLearn. The main component is the UNEP Toolkit for Identification and Quantification of Mercury Releases. The platform is an innovative idea which provides interactive modules assisting users in learning to develop mercury inventories. The training platform can be accessed at http://mercurylearn.unitar.org/
June 19 2018On Tuesday 19 June 2018, UNITAR participated in a one-day workshop with UNIDO and colleagues from seven countries from the West African region (Benin...
January 20 2018UNITAR and Environnemental Protection Agency - Sierra Leone team up for a month of field study to investigate the ASGM sector
December 6 2017Face-to-face and in the field training on developing baseline estimates of mercury use and research on socio-economic components of the ASGM sector.