Strengthening national capacities for the Minamata Convention implementation with focus on development of strategy for assessing the sites contaminated by mercury

The project addresses the recommendations provided by the Minamata Initial Assessment (MIA) for future action on mercury management in North Macedonia. The project will revise and update the mercury inventory, and develop a comprehensive National Implementation Plan (NIP) for the implementation of the Minamata Convention. Furthermore, the project will focus on developing a detailed strategy for identifying and assessing mercury-contaminated sites.

Financial mechanism
Implementation timeline
SIP Round 3
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 3. Good health and well-being
Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Goal 8. Decent work and economic growth
Goal 12. Responsible consumption and production
Goal 14. Life below water

To develop a National Implementation Plan (NIP) for the implementation of the Minamata Convention and a strategy for assessing mercury contaminated sites

Expected outcome
  • OUTPUT 1 Mercury inventories updated
  • OUTPUT 2 National priorities for mercury management identified
  • OUTPUT 3 National Implementation Plan for the Minamata Convention developed
  • OUTPUT 4 Strategy for identification and assessment of sites contaminated with mercury developed