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.
A new report produced by the UN Secretariats of the Basel, Minamata, Rotterdam, & Stockholm conventions maps the interlinkages between hazardous chemicals, wastes and climate change, which combine to impact on efforts to conserve and restore nature.
Joint statement by the Secretariats of the Basel, Minamata, Rotterdam, & Stockholm conventions in launching Key Insights from a Study on the Interlinkages between Chemicals and Waste and Biodiversity.
Draft guidance for completing the national reporting format for the Minamata Convention on Mercury to be considered by the Conference of the Parties at its fourth meeting
The first version draft of the guidance on national reporting is now open for comments. Parties and stakeholders may submit comments using the comment form available for this purpose and submit it by 28 June 2021.
On June 2, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention co-host a webinar that will provide an overview of new guidance on public health strategies in the context of the convention. Learn more and register here by 31 May.
On 30 April 2021, the Executive Secretary Monika Stankiewicz notified the Parties and Signatories to the Minamata Convention on Mercury of three proposed texts of amendments to Annexes A and B.