The workshop discussed the results and lessons learned of the pilot study of the Global Plan for monitoring mercury, within the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) project entitled “Development of a Plan for Global Monitoring of Human Exposure to and Environmental Concentration of Mercury”, implemented by the Chemicals and Health Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) in close collaboration with the National Research Council of Italy – Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research (CNR-IIA) and the World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe – European Centre for Environment and Health (WHO – ECEH).
The main objectives of the workshop meeting are to:
GEF project “Development of a Plan for Global Monitoring of Human Exposure to and Environmental Concentration of Mercury” objectives and outcomes
Human Biomonitoring as a tool to assess the exposure to Mercury (by WHO)
Main results of the pilot study on air concentration of Mercury
Direct experiences of GMOS site managers and WHO national coordinators:
Worldwide initiatives of mercury and mercury compound monitoring.