Minamata reporting

First biennial report of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Pursuant to article 21 of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, each party to the Convention shall report to the Conference of the Parties on the measures it has taken to implement the provisions of the Convention, on the effectiveness of such measures and on possible challenges in meeting the objectives of the Convention.

In accordance with decision MC-1/8, each Party shall submit the report every four years using the full format approved in COP1 (full report) and annex in that decision, and every two years shall submit a report on questions of that format that are marked with an asterisk (biennial report).

  • Deadline for first biennial short report: 31 December 2019
  • Deadline for first full report: 31 December 2021

As requested to the Secretariat, here you can download the format approved in decision MC-1/8 in each of the six official languages of the United Nations.

Reporting format for the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Arabic
Chinese
English
French
Russian
Spanish

In addition, the Secretariat will send a link to the designated national focal points so that they can access and complete the biennial report online, which must be submitted no later than 31 December 2019. This online format is also available in all the six official languages of the United Nations.

As established in the instructions of the approved format through decision MC-1/8, the parties may submit their reports in any of the six official languages of the United Nations.

For the biennial report, a presentation has been prepared as a tutorial to facilitate the filling of the report.

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