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
Call for comments on draft BAT/BEP guidance

Call for comments on draft BAT/BEP guidance

Governments and other interested stakeholders are invited to provide comments on the developing draft guidance on BAT/BEP for controlling and where feasible reducing mercury emissions to the atmosphere. Comments are to be submitted no later than 1 August 2015. Read more