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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

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