On October 24, 2014 Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment” NGO participated in “Minamata Convention Initial Assessment of Armenia” project inception workshop representing the civil society organization in SAICM national committee.

The workshop was opened by the Minister of Nature protection of Armenia Aramais Grigoryan.

Head of Hazardous Substances and Waste Policy Division, Dr. Anahit Aleksandryan made a presentation on Overview of Minamata Convention on Mercury.

The AWHHE representative Qnarik Grigoryan made a presentation “Towards mercury-free production” on assessment of mercury in the environment.