Specific International Programme

Specific International Programme: Achievements and Impacts of Five Projects from Around the World

9 March 2022 | Online

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Specific International Programme: Achievements and Impacts of Five Projects from Around the World

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Specific International Programme

As part of the preparations for the second segment of the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the Minamata Secretariat organized a series of online side events. 

On Wednesday, 9 March, the Secretariat hostde a side event entitled: Specific International Programme: Achievements and Impact of Five Projects around the World. Article 13 of the Minamata Convention establishes a financial mechanism to support eligible parties in implementing their obligations under the Convention. The Specific International Programme (SIP) supports capacity-building and technical assistance which has, to date, supported 24 projects around the world. 

This side event included remarks from a Co-Chair of the SIP Governing Board and presentations by project managers from Armenia, Argentina, Lesotho, Iran, and Moldova on the results and impacts of their SIP projects.

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