Sound Management of Chemicals

Posted July 4, 2022

UNDP Resident Representative in the Maldives, Enrico Gaveglia and Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology, H.E. Aminath Shauna signing the new GEF-7 ISLANDS project

The GEF-7 ISLANDS project through the generous funding from the Global Environment Facility, was signed at the World Environment Day celebrations in Fuvahmulah City, between the Ministry of Environment the United Nations Development Programme in the Maldives.

UNDP Resident Representative Enrico Gaveglia with Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology at the signing ceremony. Complication of the new GEF-7 ISLANDS project will ensure the sound management of over 500 tonnes of hazardous wastes in the Maldives.

The new project will build upon our ongoing efforts - to reduce the risk of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and hazardous chemicals on human health and the environment. By the end of the projects, the sound management of over 500 tonnes of hazardous wastes is envisioned.

Enrico Gaveglia, UN Resident Coordinator a.i. and UNDP Resident Representative in the Maldives speaks to the attendees of the ceremony

More from the speech by UNDP Resident Representative in the Maldives Enrico Gaveglia at the World Environment Day celebrations, also speaking as UN Resident Representative ad interim.

https://www.undp.org/maldives/speeches/world-environment-day