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The Minamata Convention on Mercury and its implementation in the Latin America and Caribbean region

… and Environment, Uruguay), Luis Chinchay (Metallurgical Mining Geologic National institute, Ecuador), Maria Inés … or mercury compounds are used (Art. 5) Exemptions (Art. 6) Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (Art. 7) Emissions to … of the region, for example to reduce the use of mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining. While some examples of …
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Global Mercury Assessment

… countries/regions. • New and updated information on artisanal and small-scale gold mining. • The use of different pollution control technologies … the amount of mercury that is cycling in the environment. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and coal burning are …
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Overview of key operational articles under the Minamata Convention on Mercury

… MERCURY OR MERCURY COMPOUNDS ARE USED ...... 8 ARTICLE 7 - ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE GOLD MININGmining cannot be used for other purposes, including for artisanal and small-scale gold mining or processing. MERCURY …
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Acting Now!

… Mercury Reduction in Products Reducing Mercury in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Mercury Control from Coal Combustion Mercury Releases … evaluation 19. Research, development and monitoring 7. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining Annex C. National …
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Convention text of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

… on certain specific sources of mercury such as primary mining, and to control mercury-added products and … in which mercury or mercury compounds are used, as well as artisanal and small scale gold mining. The text of the … 2 Definitions For the purposes of this Convention: (a) “Artisanal and small-scale gold mining” means gold mining
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Global mercury waste assessment - Review of current national measures

… Laboratory of Uruguay Enatfenta Melaka Ministry of Mining, Ethiopia Eric Uram Headwater LLC Erik Westin Swedish … environmentally sound disposal. Among the countries with artisanal and small-scale gold mining, mercury-contaminated … expected to continue under the reverse logistics approach. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining operations are re- …
03 Mar 2021 Document

Implementation of key operational articles of the Minamata Convention

… using mercury (Article 5), Exemptions (Article 6) • Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (Article 7) • Emissions and releases (Article 8 and … 27 for information purposes only Article 5. Key provisions Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (Article 7) for …
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Ratification and Implementation Guidelines

… Exemption The Second and Final Exemption Article 7: Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Scope of Article 7 What is ASGM? Obligations on … Directive Rotterdam Convention SIDS UNEA UNEP VCM WHO ZMWG Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Basel Convention on the …
03 Mar 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Towards sustainable fisheries law: a comparative analysis

… coastal resources for self-regulated exploitation by artisanal fishers, establish a more centralised (albeit … (ii) industrial products, US$ 48,677.3 million; (iii) mining products, US$ 4,761.4 million; and (iv) fisheries … or legal entity whose activity is limited to catching. Artisanal fishermen do not need a fishing business licence …
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Operational articles of the Minamata Convention - extract from InforMEA e-learning course

… Table of contents 1. Primary Mercury Mining (Article 3.4) 2. Mercury supply sources and trade … using mercury or mercury compounds (Article 5) 5. Artisanal and small-scale gold-mining (Article 7) 6. … http://www.informea.org/terms/amendment-procedures/ 5. Artisanal and small-scale gold-mining (Article 7) Parties …
03 Mar 2021 Course lesson in Chemicals and Waste