Proposals to amend Annex A of the Convention

Minamata Online Virtual 14 - 14 Jun 2023

Articles 26 and 27 set out the provisions on the amendment of the Convention including its annexes. The Secretariat received three proposals to amend Annex A to the Convention from the Africa Region, in time for COP-5. These proposals on cosmetics, dental amalgam, fluorescent lighting were communicated to the Parties on 27 April 2023. This information session is convened as an opportunity for the proponent of these proposals to present them to Parties, and respond to questions or comments.

June 14


  • Roger Baro, COP Bureau member, National Focal Point of Burkina Faso
  • Anne Nakafeero, National Focal Point of Uganda
  • Moleboheng Juliet Petlane, National Focal Point of Lesotho
  • Wondwossen Sintayehu Wondemagegnehu, African Group of Negotiators
  • Eisaku Toda, Secretariat of the Minamata Convention


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Starts on 14 Jun 2023 2:00 PM CEDT
Ends on 14 Jun 2023 3:00 PM CEDT
2023-06-14T14:00:00 - 2023-06-14T15:00:00
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