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Catalogue of Technologies and Services on Mercury Waste Management - 2022
This catalog has been complied by Associate Professor. Misuzu Asari, Kyoto University and Ministry of the Environment, Japan, the leads of the Waste Management Area (WMA) under the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership in ...
Estimating Mercury Use and Documenting Practices in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) - Methods and Tools Version 1.0
The ASGM baseline guidebook and toolkit enable the reader to: 1. Create a comprehensive national overview of ASGM practices; 2. Design a baseline research plan that aligns with allotted resources; 3.,Collect relevant data ...
International Environmental Law: Multilateral Environmental Agreements
(International Publishing House, 2017-05)
Vietnam’s measures to prevent environmental deterioration and to respond to climate change are increasingly driven by commitments under multilateral environmental agreements on the one hand and domestic needs on the other ...
Developing a National Action Plan to Reduce, and Where Feasible, Eliminate Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining - Draft version
This document represents an expansion of the UNEP’s Guidance Document: Developing a National Strategic Plan to Reduce Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (UNEP 2011), and is intended to reflect Convention ...
Guía Para el Manejo y Almacenamiento de Mercurio
El propósito de este documento es servir como una guía para el almacenamiento y el buen manejo del mercurio en posesión de las fuerzas militares colombianas en los casos de incautación en zonas mineras o entregas voluntarias.
Using Retorts to Reduce Mercury Use, Emissions, and Exposures in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining: A Practical Guide
One of the purposes of the guide is to help with the implementation of the Minamata Convention obligations.
Minamata Convention on Mercury - Text and Annexes
The objective of the Convention is to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds and it sets out a range of measures to meet that objective. These ...
Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining: A Curriculum for the Health Sector
The curriculum was designed to be used globally in training healthcare workers to recognize, diagnose, treat, and prevent mercury toxicity among ASGM miners, their families, and their communities. This publication contains ...
Guidance for Conducting a Rapid Environmental Mercury Assessment of Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining Sites: In the Context of National Action Plans
The goal of this document is to provide guidance for stakeholders on conducting rapid assessments of mercury contamination risks to the environment and human health from artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM). Such ...
National Inventory of Mercury Releases in [Country] [Template]
UN Environment's Toolkit for identification and quantification of mercury releases, hereafter referred as the Toolkit, is intended to assist countries to identify and quantify the sources of mercury releases.Inventory Level ...