This document ( Informe Mercurio-RED ARA (3.96 MB)) emerged from the analysis of the status of mercury pollution in the Venezuelan Guayana , and a series of proposals to mitigate this situation, which were presented in February at a forum organized by the ARA network supported by the Avina Foundation. These were completed on the one hand , with recommendations made by experts and persons directly involved in this issue , as well as information derived from the review of specialized literature sources. This process allowed a high level of objectivity and fairness of the outcome.
Given the importance of socio -environmental problem in Venezuela we hope that this document can be used to support the work done by his institution , which we hope will stimulate the initiation of a process of social dialogue and institutional cooperation actions aimed at achieving effective solutions to this serious problem. Also we invite you to discuss and express their views on the proposals considered, and join the effort to disseminate the results of this report and the status of mercury contamination in the Venezuelan Guayana .
Similarly, we are interested in receiving your views and recommendations as well as any other information that could be useful to promote actions for the solution of socio- environmental problem . Also we are at your disposal to clarify any doubts or questions you have about the document and its proposals.
For the Red ARA Coordinating Committee
Dr. Alejandro Álvarez Iragorry
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