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Between 2014 and 2018, the Chemicals and Health Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme implemented and executed the project “Development of a Plan for Global Monitoring of Human Exposure to and Environmental Concentrations of Mercury” funded by the Global Environment Facility.
The project aimed at identifying approaches, existing monitoring networks and worldwide capacities…
The second meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP2) took place from 19 to 23 November 2018 at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.
Meeting documents and information on registration, credentials, events and exhibitions are available on the Minamata Convention website
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 and the European Centre for Environment and Health, Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization, implemented a project on mercury monitoring funded by the Global Environment…
Experts from all over the world will meet in Nairobi to discuss barriers and options for combatting marine plastic litter and microplastics.
The meeting was mandated by the third stand-alone resolution on marine litter which was adopted by the UN Environment Assembly in December 2017.
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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…