This briefing session on COP-4 documents takes place in two time slots, Monday 20 September (16h00 - 17h00 CET) and Tuesday 21 September (10h00 - 11h00 CET) to reach as many Parties as possible. Documents for COP-4 are posted on the website of the Minamata Convention from 20 September. The session will focus on introducing the agenda, the annotated agenda, and a document setting out issues and information for the attention of the Conference of the Parties as pertaining to both segments of COP-4. Thereafter, the documents specific to COP-4.1 (convening online from 1-5 November 2021) will be introduced, namely on budget, effectiveness evaluation, GEF-8 replenishment, and national reporting due by 31 December 2021. Note: a dedicated session on budget is set for Monday 18 October (12h00 - 14h00 CET).
Minamata Online Virtual 20 - 21 Sep 2021