Overview: In 2007, UN Environment provided assistance to Cambodia to study mercury releases from identified sources and organized a workshop in order to train the inventory team from the government. By 2008, Cambodia developed a national mercury inventory. The country has no specific provision to the sound use and management either of products or equipments containing mercury or mercury compounds. 

Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UN Environment (UNEP)

Contact person: Ludovic BERNAUDAT (Email:

Executing Agency

UN Environment IETC

Contact person: Shunichi HONDA (Email:

Role of UNITAR

Executing component on information exchange and dissemination

Ratification Dossier


Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) of Switzerland

Project execution

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)




Contact Person: Oliver WOOTTON (Email: