On October 24, 2014, at 10:00 “The pre-consideration of the Minamata Convention on Mercury in Armenia” project seminar will take place in “Congress” hotel

23-10-2014

On October 24, 2014, at 10:00 “The pre-consideration of the Minamata Convention on Mercury in Armenia” project introductory seminar will take place in “Congress” hotel (1 Italy Street), during which the RA Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan and Project coordinator Ludovic Bernadaut, (UNIDO) will deliver greeting speeches.


The RA and 91 other countries signed “Minamata Convention on Mercury” in the Japanese city, Minimata, on October 10, 2013. At present the convention is signed by 122 countries and 6 countries ratified it.

The objective of “Minamata Convention on Mercury” is to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds.

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