June 26 2018 - June 29 2018 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
In the framework of the project Strengthening Capacities for Developing a National Pollutant Release and Transfer (PRTR) in Support of SAICM Implementation in Mongolia, jointly implemented by UNITAR and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia, the National Inception Workshop was hold in Ulaanbaatar the 27th of June 2018. This aim is to officially launch the project. National stakeholders such as industry representatives, ministries, environmental NGOs, academia and civil society will participate and take an active role in the design of a national PRTR in Mongolia.
On the 28th of June, a training workshop on technical aspects of PRTRs was conducted by UNITAR’ representatives, representatives from the US EPA and an Serbian International Expert. The session of the 29th of June focused on PRTR awareness raising and tools for data dissemination through interventions of representatives from UNITAR and as well as Environment and Climate Change Canada, as well as from the Serbian International Expert. The workshop finished with working groups' activities. Targeted groups of key stakeholders attended these face-to-face trainings.
Consult this page to find the updated workshop documents.
Agenda UNITAR How PRTRs work UNITAR Presentation of the project UNECE Kiev Protocol Environmental Laws and Current Data Situation in Mongolia Review of Pollution Sources in Mongolia Implementation of PRTR in Serbia Benefits of PRTRs Legislative Instrument Information System Guidelines for Emissions Estimation Implementation Planning Public Access to Data Data Collection and Data Validation National Pollutant Release Inventory (Canada) Information Accessing, Interpreting and Using Canada’s National Pollutant Release Inventory Data US EPA TRI Introduction US EPA TRI webiste demonstration US EPA TRI Recommendation to industries Working Group 1: Awareness Raising and Environmental Information Working Group 2: Key Features of a National PRTR Working Group 3: Data Reporting