Join live this Thursday 28 May at 9 AM CEST the new Geneva Environment Dialogues special COVID-19 series, to discuss the Minamata Convention Intersessional Work towards COP-4, with the Executive Secretary and other colleagues.
Submissions on Annexes A and B are due by 15 May. The draft general guidance on release inventory is still open for comments until 19 June.
On 12 March 2020, the Government of North Macedonia deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 119th Party to the Minamata Convention.
The official meeting report of the third Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention is available in all languages. Parties are invited to check the details in the draft list of participants.
On 25 February 2020, the Government of Cyprus deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 118th Party to the Minamata Convention.
Minamata, a film featuring the Minamata Disease, a debilitating illness caused by mercury poisoning, premieres at the Berlin International Film Festival. Johnny Depp stars as W.
On 12 February 2020, the Government of the Bahamas deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 117th Party to the Minamata Convention.
The purpose of this document is to provide information to assist Parties in reporting under Article 21 of the Minamata Convention. It is available in 6 languages.
The Conference of the Parties adopted this guidance at its third meeting and encouraged the parties to take it into account in identifying, assessing and managing sites contaminated by mercury.