Promoting science – policy collaboration on mercury in Jeju, Korea

Promoting science – policy collaboration on mercury in Jeju, Korea

Over 800 scientists, engineers, and policy makers from more than 60 countries gather in Jeju, Korea, from 14-19 June 2015 to discuss research on mercury and its impacts on human health and the environment at the 12th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Read more
Madagascar ratifies the Minamata Convention

Madagascar ratifies the Minamata Convention

On 13 May 2015, Madagascar deposited its instrument of ratification, joining Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guyana, Lesotho, Monaco, Nicaragua, the Seychelles, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Uruguay as the first twelve future Parties to the Minamata Convention. Read more
Special High-level Event to foster early entry into force and implementation of the Minamata Convention

Special High-level Event to foster early entry into force and implementation of the Minamata Convention

On 24 September 2015, a Special High-Level event on the Minamata Convention will be convened at the UN Headquarters in New York, on the margins of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly and on the eve of the UN summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda... Read more