Overview: . Mozambique is yet to understand the full extent of Mercury releases and contamination in all its dimensions and to define effective response measures, but it is committed to strengthen its policy and regulatory frameworks and develop the required capacity for an effective response. It's population is of 24,692,144 people. 

Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Contact person: Monica KAPADIA (Email:

Executing Agency

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Contact Person: Oliver WOOTTON (Email:



Role of UNITAR

Executing agency