On 19 February 2024, Mozambique deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 148th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
Read the submitted reports of the third reporting cycle: the second short national reports cover the period from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2022, and were due on 31 December 2023.
The Minamata Convention Secretariat participated in the Council Meeting (5-9 February) which focused on over $1 billion funding for climate change, biodiversity, ocean health and pollution.
Mercury pollution has severe effects on wetlands, affecting biodiversity, ecosystem functions and human well-being: tackling this issue requires collaborative efforts at all levels that address the pollution sources throughout its life stages and keep all beings that rely on wetlands, including h
The Minamata Convention contributes to the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework
The Secretariat of the Minamata Convention participated in the Bern III Conference on cooperation among the biodiversity-related conventions for the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, which took place from 23 to 25 January 2024 in Bern, Switzerland.
Webinar: Phasing down the use of dental amalgam and managing its associated waste - from knowledge to action
The Global Mercury Partnership and its areas of work on mercury in products and waste management, with the World Health Organization, are organizing a webinar on 18 December (14h30-16h00 CET).
This briefing, held in Geneva and streamed live, will provide an update on the preparations for UNEA-6, which will take place from 26 February to 1 March 2024, in Nairobi.
The event, which will take place on December 1 during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28), focuses on linkages and opportunities for integrated actions, and will be live streamed on YouTube.
Stay updated on the highlights of the fifth meeting, including decisions adopted, press conference and press release, video and photo coverage, special events, knowledge labs and more.