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A Toxics-Free Future

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In the run-up to the meeting, which willl take place 10 - 15 March, 2016 in the Dead Sea, Jordan, IPEN has released its "Quick Views" of the Minamata Convention's INC7. This document is a summary statement of some IPEN views about issues that will be taken up at the INC7; including, among others, contaminated sites, artisanal and small-scale gold mining, mercury supply and trade, mercury waste, effectiveness evaluation and finances.

The first press release is called:

ОКРУЖАЮЩУЮ СРЕДУ АБИНСКОГО РАЙОНА ПРОВЕРЯТ НА НАЛИЧИЕ РТУТИ / Abninsky region will be checked for mercury contamination

The second press release is called:

А РТУТЬ У НАС ВСЕ-ТАКИ ЕСТЬ! / We still have mercury around!

Please see them below, and find out more about Volgograd Ecopress' IMEAP project here

Fernando Bejarano, Director of RAPAM, IPEN’s Regional Hub for Latin America and the Caribbean, participated in a workshop on “Minamata Convention, challenges and opportunities in Colombia” that was held in Bogota, Colombia in mid-November. The workshop was organized by the University of Los Andes Group on Environmental Law, the Colombian Environment and Foreign Officers Ministries, and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with sponsorship from the Swiss government.

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