In a GEF Voices interview, the Executive Secretary of the Minamata Convention, Monika Stankiewicz, shares her hopes and expectations for the upcoming fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, whose online segment will be held from 1 to 5 November 2021.
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.
In August 2017, one of the world’s most recent environmental accords came into force: The Minamata Convention on Mercury.
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.
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.
Titled “Ambition and Action towards 2030”, this virtual forum will count on Wednesday 7 July with the participation of Executive Secretary Monika Stankiewicz at the Ministerial Dialogue. Visit the website for more information on the two-day event.
Executive Secretary Monika Stankiewicz attended the 60th Council Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) on 16 June, thanking Council members and the GEF Secretariat for their strong engagement in the Minamata Convention.
This report summarizes the outcome of the work of the group. Submitted and supplemented information is presented in a "compilation document", part of which is to be further organized and made available to COP4 as an information document.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention (COP4) will be held in two segments: online (1-5 November 2021) and in-person (first quarter of 2022 in Bali, Indonesia).
Representatives of donor and recipient countries gathered virtually with members of the wider GEF community to discuss priorities and ambitions for the multilateral trust fund’s next four-year funding cycle that starts in July 2022.
On March 30, planetGOLD hosts a virtual event with the participation of the Minamata Convention and the Global Environment Facility to look at the accomplishments and future of the programme after two years of tackling mercury use in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM).