On 29 September, experts presented available information on mercury material flow focusing on supply, demand and trade in mercury.
On the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, the Minamata Convention reaffirms its commitment to multilateralism and united action against mercury, and makes available an infographic timeline with a small sample of the Convention’s multilateral work, both past and future.
On 24 September, Minamata Online held two information sessions on “Implementation review and support Art. 21 Reporting, and Art. 15 Implementation and Compliance Committee”.
Starting in September and until December, the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury is holding a weekly series of free online sessions aimed at better understanding the Convention's provisions, as well as policy and scientific aspects.
On Tuesday, 15 September, identified experts gathered digitally to contribute to the monitoring guidance for effectiveness evaluation, under the COP-4 preparation stream.
On 17 September, Minamata Online held an information session on the proposed indicators for evaluating the effectiveness of the Minamata Convention.
Starting in September and until December, the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury will hold a weekly series of free online sessions aimed at better understanding the Convention's provisions, as well as policy and scientific aspects.
On 2 September, experts from chemicals and waste conventions, Regional Seas Conventions and UNEP explored together the key role of science in tracking progress in reaching environmental goals.
To mark the 3rd anniversary of the Minamata Convention, two lifelong sufferers of the Minamata Disease raise their voices once more to call for commitment so that mercury poisoning of the magnitude experienced by those living around the Minamata Bay more than 60 years ago, will not be repeated ev