On 7 and 10 April 2017 respectively, the Governments of Canada and Burkina Faso deposited their instruments of ratification, thereby becoming the 41st and 42nd future Parties to the Minamata Convention.
Canada and Burkina Faso become the 41st and 42nd future Parties to the Minamata Convention
An Executive Briefing on the online segment of the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-4) will be held on 19 October within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB), will cover the online segment of COP-4 from 1 to 5 November.
On 30 September 2021, Poland deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 135th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.