On 8 July 2020, the Government of the Philippines deposited its instrument of ratificacion, thereby becoming the 123rd Party to the Minamata Convention.
Philippines brings to 123 the number of 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.