The ACAP Expert Group on POPs and Mercury coordinates and facilitates Arctic Council demonstration projects that reduce the release of POPS and mercury into the environment, communicate results, and coordinate synergies between projects.
Terms of Reference
In September 2015, the ACAP EG on Mercury was merged with the EG on Dioxins and Furans.
The main documents regulating the operations and activities of the EG, are the Terms of Reference from the two pre-existing EGs.
The Terms of Reference provide the background information about the Expert Group, defines its mandate, the roles and the responsibilities within the group, the nature and the types of activities of the PSG, the phases of project implementation.
Co-chairs and contacts
The current EG chair is Mr. Åke Mikaelsson, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.
Program Coordinator for Russia
Policy Development Department, International Co-operation Unit
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Valhallavägen 195, Stockholm
SE-106 48 Stockholm, Sweden
tel: + 46 8 698 00 00
fax: + 46 8 698 15 04
Documents and publications
Click here for the Terms of Reference for the EG Mercury (2012).
Reports produced by the EG on POPs and Mercury
Reports produced by the EG on Mercury.
Reports produced by the EG on Dioxins and Furans