On 30 November 2022, Algeria deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 139th party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Algeria becomes the 139th party to the Minamata Convention
UNEP webinar: Sound management and elimination of mercury and mercury waste in the Chlor-Alkali sector
The Minamata Convention sets the deadline for this mercury phase‐out in 2025 and the Partnership Areas of work will host the joint webinar on 16 February 2023 (13:00pm to 15:30pm CET).
On 24 January (14h00- 16h00 CEST) the webinar will provide information on the Panel, from chemicals, waste and pollution prevention to horizon scanning, assessments and information sharing.
This area of the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership will hold its annual meeting on Monday 16 January 2023 (12:00pm to 14:00pm CET) in an online setting.