SUBREGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE MANAGEMENT OF MERCURY CONTAINING LAMPS
With the support of the Government of Switzerland, a subregional workshop on the management of mercury containing lamps is scheduled to take place from 9 – 11 January in Tunis, Tunisia and is organised in close cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Local Affairs Tunisia and the Tunis International Center for Environmental Technologies (CITET). Experts from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan Morocco, and Tunisia, the private sector and civil society are invited to attend this sub-regional event. The workshop aims at exchanging expertise and experiences on the environmental sound management of mercury containing lamps and to enhance regional cooperation and coordination among the invited countries in this area in order to assist in the implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. Moreover, it will offer the opportunity to learn more about UNIDO´s activities in supporting the countries in the implementing of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and other Chemicals and Waste Conventions.