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Activities & Projects

This page gathers the different projects and activities led by the Global Mercury Partnership. 


Inventory of ASGM projects undertaken by partners in the Global Mercury Partnership

Please note that this list is continuously updated.  Please contact to provide input to the inventory.


Reducing mercury use in ASGM, Indonesia (2013)

UNEP implemented a project on reducing mercury use in Artisasnal and Small scale gold mining in Indonesia. The project, led by Blacksmith Institute and Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta in collaboration with UNEP and funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency, gathered data on mercury releases from the ASGM sector and brought together representatives from local and national Government, local mining offices, research institutes and mining NGOs to develop a national strategic plan for the sector considering broader sustainable development objectives. 


SAICM QSP - Regional Strategic Planning Projects in South East Asia and South America

Mercury Watch

Mercury Watch is a web-site dedicated to collecting, analysing, and publically serving information about mercury released to the environment, maintained by the Artisanal Gold Council.

Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard for Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining, including associated precious metals (March 2010)

Strengthening Surinamese involvement in activities related to Mercury pollution in Suriname, January 2008