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ESDO is Organizing the Workshop on “Reduction of Demand of Mercury, in Mercury Containing Products in Bangladesh”


Environment and Social Development Organization- ESDO and United Nations for Environment Program (UNEP) are jointly going to organize a workshop on ‘‘Reduction of Demand of Mercury, in Mercury containing products in Bangladesh”. The workshop will be held at “The Daily Star, Azimur Rahman Conference Hall,” 64-65, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka on 17th December, 2015, Thursday from 10:30 am to 4.30 pm.

Dr. Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, will be the Chief Guest in the workshop.  Dr. Desiree Montecillo Narvaez, Programme Officer, UNEP Chemical and Waste Branch Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, Geneva, Switzerland will be the Special Guest of the program. Dr. Ainun Nishat, Professor Emeritus, BRAC University will be the Guest of Honor in the program and Syed Marghub Murshed, Former Secretary, People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chairperson of ESDO will chair the Session.

The first session of the workshop will focus on the baseline study findings and project completion details on “Mercury added products: country situation analysis in Bangladesh.” The Second session will be on “Practical Source book on Mercury Storage and Disposal” developed by UNEP.

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