Mercury: acting now
The UNEP Global Mercury Partnership was initiated in 2005 to take immediate action to protect human health and the environment from the release of mercury and its compounds to the environment. It is a voluntary multi-stakeholder partnership that operates based on an Overarching Framework. The eight work areas of the Partnership have business plans setting out objectives, targets and priorities for action. This brochure illustrates key issues and how they are being addressed by this partnership.