On 16 September 2021, Iraq deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 134th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The Secretariat looks forward to having Iraq as a Party effective (90 days after the ratification, as stipulated by the text of the Convention) and working together to make mercury history.
Iraq brings to 134 the number of parties to the Minamata Convention
Read the story by planetGOLD, in collaboration with the Minamata Convention and UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch, to learn more about best practices to support sound management of tailings in ASGM.
Online event: 8th Replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund – Ambitions for the Chemicals and Waste Cluster
As the negotiations in the GEF-8 proceed, register online to this High-Level Panel (14 January, 13h00-15h00 CET) that will address the needs and solutions of the chemicals and waste conventions.