Assessment of the legislation and of the capacities of main institutions for the implementation of Minamata Convention in Albania
Albania signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury on 09.10.2014, which was sanctioned through DCM no. 663, dated 08.10.2014, which approved in principle this Convention. Within the Minamata Initial Assessment Project, Albania intends to support the preparations for the ratification of the Minamata Convention and the fulfilment of the obligations stemming from this ratification. This report consists in identifying and assessing the existing relevant legislation and the capacity in the country to address the obligations of the Convention and in identifying shortcomings that need to be addressed before ratification.