The Overarching Framework of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership establishes a Partnership Advisory Group to encourage the work of the partnership areas.
The Partnership Advisory Group, composed of up to 25 members, was established through the Overarching Framework of the Global Mercury Partnership to serve the Partnership. Its membership includes partnership area leads, partners nominated by the partnership areas and other representatives. Observers may attend meetings of the Partnership Advisory Group.
At its tenth meeting (23 November 2019, Geneva), the Partnership Advisory Group appointed Ms. Teeraporn Wiriwutikorn (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand) and Mr. Rodges Ankrah (Environmental Protection Agency, USA) as co-chairs for the next 2-year term.
The functions and responsibilities of the Partnership Advisory Group include the following:
i) To encourage the work of the partnership areas consistent with the overall goal and operational guidelines of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership.
ii) To review the partnership area business plans in order to advise the partnership areas on the consistency of their business plans with the overall goal and the operational guidelines of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership.
iii) To report to the Executive Director of UNEP on overall progress.
iv) To communicate overarching issues and lessons learned while promoting synergy and collaboration across partnership areas.
v) To report on activities undertaken within the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership.
Partnership Advisory Group Reports
Partnership Overarching Framework - June 2020
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