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Regional Meeting

Regional multi-stakeholder workshop: Anglophone West Africa sub-regional action planning on mercury use in artisanal and small scale gold mining, from 8-10 June 2011 in Nigeria

Purpose of the meeting

To enhance regional collaboration and coordination through exchange of experiences and lessons learned on a regional level
To raise the awareness of governments and stakeholders
To build momentum for regional and national action plan

Agenda
Formalization document
National Strategic Plan, Guidance document
Example of national plan: Philippines
Participants list
Meeting Report

Presentations at the regional meeting

Day 1, Wednesday 8 June 2011

Introductory remarks (United Nations Environment Programme, Ms. Brenda Koekkoek)

Regional situations

Session on Technical Aspects

Day 2, Thursday 9 June 2011

Morning session on Zamfara incident

Session on Formalization

Session on Financing

Day 3, Friday 10 June 2011

Strategic Planning (United Nations Environment Programme, Brenda Koekkoek)

Break out groups 

Communique