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Mercury Waste Management Area

The Ministry of Environment Japan leads this partnership area since 2008. Annual face-to-face meetings have been held in 2009 and 2010

Projects

UNEP Chemicals is implementing projects to assist countries in the environmentally sound management of mercury waste

Technical Guidelines developed under the Basel Convention

Following decision VIII/33 of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, technical guidelines are under development. The latest version is available from www.basel.int/techmatters/mercury/guidelines/5th-13May2010.doc

 
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