Mercury Initial Assessment in the Republic of Serbia

About the Project:

The project aims to strengthen national decision-making toward ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and build national capacity towards implementation of future obligations, through developing National Mercury Profile and Mercury Initial Assessment Report.

Expected Outcome:

  • Policy and regulatory framework, and institutional capacity needs in regard to the implementation of the Convention's provisions assessed;
  • Awareness raised on the environmental and health impacts of Mercury.
  • Importance of Hg priority interventions at national level raised through mainstreaming in relevant policies/plans;
  • Creating an enabling environment for decision-making on the ratification of the Minamata Convention;



Project start date:

June 2016

Estimated end date:

May 2018

Focus area:

  • inclusive growth
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Serbia

    Implementing partner:

    Govt. of Rep. Of Serbia

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    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Global Environment Fund Truste
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2018 $52,668

    2017 $101,520

    2016 $45,810

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