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 Global Mercury Assessment 2018

This update to the Global Mercury Assessment 2013 provides the most recent information available for the worldwide emissions to air, releases to water, and transport of mercury in atmospheric and aquatic environments.

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NAP Guidance document

This document developed by UN Environment Programme is intended to provide guidance to countries in formulating artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) National Action Plans (NAPs) that are compliant with the requirements of the Minamata Convention. The document also provides technical, legal and policy information on issues related to ASGM, which may be useful when preparing and implementing the NAP. This guidance is indicative – the use of this document is not mandatory or a requirement under the Convention. French version - Spanish version

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[Report] Implementation of the Minamata Convention in the Latin America and Caribbean region

This informative document has been prepared by the Basel Convention Coordinating Centre-Regional Centre of the Stockholm Convention for Latin America and the Caribbean (BCCC/SCRC), based in Montevideo, Uruguay, within the framework of an agreement with the United Nations Environment Programme / Regional Ofce for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNEP/ROLAC). Versión en español del documento

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[Brochure] Implementention of the Minamata Convention in the Latin America and Caribbean Region

The brochure herein provides basic information on the Minamata Convention on Mercury and its implementation in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean. Versión en español del documento.

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Minamata Convention on Mercury - Text and Annexes

The text of the Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted and opened for signature at the Conference of Plenipotentiaries held on 10 and 11 October 2013 in Kumamoto, Japan.

 

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Mercury Acting Now!

The UNEP Global Mercury Partnership is acting now on the substantive areas of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. This brochure illustrates key issues and how they are being addressed by partners of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership.

 

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Technical Background Report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013

This is a joint UNEP and AMAP* report that presents the latest and comprehensive information of global mercury emissions and releases to the environment, information on atmospheric and aquatic chemistry and fate and transport of mercury. The report is a fully referenced scientific background report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013; Sources, Emissions, Releases, and Environmental Transport.

 

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Global Mercury Assessment 2013

This report presents sources of mercury emissions to air and water. It presents estimates of anthropogenic emissions to air from various sources based on data from 2010 and estimates for releases to aquatic environment. The report also presents the latest information on atmospheric and aquatic chemistry , fate and transport. It is an overall summary report for the policy makers based on a technical background report.

 

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Mercury: Time to act
This report speaks directly to governments involved in development of the global treaty on mercury. It presents updates from the UNEP Global Mercury Assessment 2013 in short and punchy facts and figures backed by compelling graphics that provide governments and civil society with the rationale and the imperative to act on this notorious pollutant.

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