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Achim Steiner: The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Mercury
From 31 October to 4 November 2011, delegates from 120 governments meet at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi for the third session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to prepare a global legally binding instrument on Mercury (INC3) .
Mercury is listed by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 chemicals of public health concern. Exposure to mercury can damage the nervous system and causing behavioural disorders. When released into rivers, mercury has toxic effects on wild
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