The Minamata Convention Secretariat launched on Monday, 13 September an open call for proposals for official side events to be organized during COP-4 on 1-5 November 2021.
On 19 August 2021, Zimbabwe deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 133rd Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
In August 2017, one of the world’s most recent environmental accords came into force: The Minamata Convention on Mercury.
The Governing Board of the Specific International Programme met online from 9-13 August and approved nine projects for 2,2 million dollars. Please read the statement by the Co-Chairs, Mr. Reggie Hernaus (The Netherlands) and Prasert Tapaneeyangkul (Thailand).
From Information to Knowledge Management: Secretariat of the Minamata Convention Launches New Website
The Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury launches a brand-new website on its fourth anniversary.
On 6 July 2021, Bahrain deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 132nd Party to the Minamata Convention.
The Mercury in Products Area of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday 7 July in an online setting. Visit the meeting website for more information and registration details.