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Inception Workshop of National Stakeholders on Management of Mercury and Mercury Containing Waste Lahore, Pakistan, 30 July 2009

The relevant meeting report and other useful documents from the above-mentioned workshop can be consulted bellow:

  • Meeting report
  • Detail of annexes
  • Annex-I: Agenda of the workshop
  • Annex-II: Concept note of the workshop
  • Annex- III: List of participants
  • Annex-IV: Welcome Speech of Mr. Abid Ali, Joint Secretary(IC)/SAICM National Focal Point
  • Annex-V: Introduction of the mercury waste programme by Dr. Mario Yarto, International Consultant, UNEP Chemicals Branch
  • Annex-VI: Overview of the Project by Mr. Zaigham Abbas, Technical Officer (Chemical)/NPC-Mercury Waste Project
  • Annex-VII: Presentation of Dr Uzma Ali on "mercury releases and its links with food chain"
  • Annex-VIII: Presentation of Dr. Rubina Mumtaz on "mercury use in dental amalgam and its impacts"
  • Annex-IX: Speech of Federal Minister for Environment, Mr. Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi
  • Annex-X: Presentation of Mr. Zaigham Abbas on the "Current status of mercury in Pakistan"
  • Annex-XI: Presentation of Dr. S.S. Tahir, Director General, Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), Islamabad on "Alternatives/Substitutes of Mercury"
  • Annex-XII: Presentation of Dr. Ejaz Ahmad Khan, Instructor-Environment and Health Occupation, Health Services Academy, Islamabad on "Health Impacts of Mercury"
  • Annex-XIII: Presentation of Ms. Sidra Karim, Lecturer, Environment Department, National College of Business Administration and Environment, Gulberg, Lahore, on "Ground Water Contamination by Mercury and its Environmental Impacts".
  • Annex-XIV: Presentation of Engineer Colonel (Retired) Mumtaz Hussain, Editor, Monthly, The Environ Monitor Magazine on "Management of Mercury and Mercury containing Wastes in Pakistan"
  • Annex-XV: Presentation of Dr. Mario Yarto, International Consultant, UNEP’s Chemicals Branch, on "Technical Guidelines of Basel Convention on Environmental Sound Management (ESM) of Mercury Waste Management"
  • Annex-XVI: Pictorial glimpses of the workshop
  • Annex-XVIII: Responses of questionnaires