Overview: Although Malawi is a partner to the UN Environment Global Mercury Partnership, the country has not implemented mercury related activities. Malawi also does not have a national legislation for the sound management of mercury. Malawi has a population of 16,407,000 people. 

Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UN Environment (UNEP)

Contact person: Ludovic BERNAUDAT (Email:

Executing Agency

UN Environment Regional Office for Africa

Contact person: Pauline MUCHAI (Email :

Role of UNITAR

Executing component on information exchange and dissemination