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UNEP/GRID-Geneva got a UNEP mandate on sand!

Date: Apr. 25 2022

During UNEA5.2, a resolution (UNEP/EA.5/Res.12) was adopted for the Environmental aspects of minerals and metals management, that requests "the Executive Director, through the Global Resource Information Database (GRID-Geneva) to strengthen scientific, technical and policy knowledge with regard to sand, to support global policies and action regarding its environmentally sound extraction and use.”