Overview: Chile has a regulatory framework that covers partially the management of mercury. In 2008 Chile developed a National Inventory (Level 1) and Action Plan on Mercury. This preliminary inventory allowed Chile to have a better idea of the scope of problem and where actions could be taken. 


Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UN Environment

Contact person: Ludovic BERNAUDAT (Email:

Executing Agency

Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Latin America and Caribbean Region in Uruguay

Contact person: Gabriela MEDINA (Email:

Role of UNITAR

Executing component on information exchange and dissemination