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Partnership Advisory Group Meeting


The sixth meeting of the Partnership Advisory Group will be held between the 30th of October and the 1st of November 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. 

The fifth meeting of the Partnership Advisory Group was held on the 27 July 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The fourth meeting of the Partnership Advisory Group was held from 27-28 September 2012 in Rome, Italy. 

The third meeting of the Partnership Advisory Group was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 5-6 November 2011. 

A report on overall progress of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership for the period July 2010 to June 2012 is available here.

The Global Mercury Partnership organized a Partnership Event at INC5, presenting Partnership activities and successes, as well as remaining challenges across the areas. The key findings from the Global Mercury Assesment 2013 were also presented. Further, the WHO shared an overview on mercury-free health care.The presentation is available here.

 

Recent Activity


UNEP 2013 Report

In the UNEP 2013 Report, the GMP ASGM Partnership Area was featured through their project with small-scale gold miners in Indonesia.

Launching the 8 Partnership Areas

The United Nations Environment Programme and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) organized a meeting to launch the eight Partnership area on addressing mercury releases from the cement industry. The event was  held from 18-19 June 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland.

International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

The 11th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP) was held in Edinburgh, Scotland from the 28th July – 2nd August 2013, http://www.mercury2013.com/

 

Story of the month


The Global Mercury Partnership publishes monthly stories to share information with partners. These stories are  available here.


PLEASE NOTE:  This section was created in August 2010.  This section aims to provide informal updates to partners and stakeholders on activities related to the Global Mercury Partnership.

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