Mercury Initial Assessment in the Republic of Serbia

About the Project

Undertake a Mercury Initial Assessment (MIA) to enable the Government of the Republic of Serbia to determine the national requirements and needs for the ratification of the Minamata Convention and defining of national priorities for implementation of the Convention

Expected Outcome

  • Policy and regulatory framework, and institutional capacity needs in regard to the implementation of the Convention's provisions assessed;
  • National infrastructure and capacity for the management of mercury assessed, including identification of technology and financial capacity building needs;
  • 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;
  • Monitoring and evaluation


Donor Year Amount Currency
Global Environment Fund Truste 2016 46,200.00 $