On 16 September 2021, Iraq deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 134th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The Secretariat looks forward to having Iraq as a Party effective (90 days after the ratification, as stipulated by the text of the Convention) and working together to make mercury history.
Iraq brings to 134 the number of parties to the Minamata Convention
Speech delivered by the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme Inger Andersen at the opening ceremony of the online segment of the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP-4).
Parties to the Minamata Convention reinforce their commitment to stopping mercury pollution in a fully online session
The first segment of the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP-4) concludes after an intense week of work with important agreements on the programme of work and budget for the coming year and announces dates for in-person segment in Bali, Indon