Overview: Pakistan has no specific guideline in regards to the management of mercury releases, dealing with safe management and use of products containing mercury or mercury compounds. The existing legislation is focused on general management of chemicals, in relation to pesticides and waste management. In 2008, Pakistan developed a national mercury inventory. 

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