Palais des Nations, Geneva
UNIDO - UNEP - UNDP
UNIDO SIDE EVENT AT COP2: MINAMATA INITIAL ASSESMENTS REPORTS PRESENTATION
Minamata Initial Assessments (MIAs) were designed to support the ratification and early implementation of the Minamata Convention. MIA projects are being implemented in 101 countries, and supported the ratification of 56 countries.
This event will summarize (i) the main benefits and challenges related to the development of MIAs, and (ii) general trends in terms of mercury sources. Following a scene setting introduction by the organizers, a panel of representatives from Argentina, South Africa, and Viet Nam will share their experience.
After an interactive Q&A session, the Secretariat of the Global Environment Benefit will then close the event.