On 21, 22 and 23 June 2017, the Governments of Palau, Thailand, Slovenia and Viet Nam deposited their instruments of ratification, thereby becoming the 66th to 69th future Parties to the Minamata Convention.
Ratification of the Convention by Palau, Thailand, Slovenia and Viet Nam
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.