Check the list of Parties with their dates of effect for the amendment, agreed at COP-4 with eight additional mercury-containing products (part I) and two provisions on dental amalgam (Part II).
Invitation to submit an expression of intent to provide data and to review the draft plan for data analysis to support the first effectiveness evaluation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury
On 22 September 2023, Kenya deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 147th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
In late August, Monika Stankiewicz, Executive Secretary of the Minamata Convention, embarked on a journey to Minamata Bay in Japan, aimed at strengthening ties with the region and honoring the victims of the Minamata disease.
The Minamata Convention and the UNEP science policy panel on chemicals, waste and prevention of pollution (SPP) have cooperated to hold back-to-back regional meetings.
The forum provides a secured space for parties to review, comment, or ask questions about the proposed programme of work and the budget for the biennium 2024-2025 ahead of COP-5.
Resource mobilization is key for the success of the Specific International Programme, says SIP Governing Board
The Board has recognized the SIP effectiveness in its mission and implementation support via 24 projects so far, highlighting the importance of the mid-term evaluation and second review of the SIP.
The Global Mercury Partnership and its Area of work on Mercury in Products, in collaboration with the Clean Lighting Coalition and the Zero Mercury Working Group are pleased to invite you to an online session
Executive Secretary at GEF Assembly: “For the Minamata Convention to be fully implemented, women are our agents of change”
The Seventh Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly in Vancouver, Canada continued this week featuring several key side events, including a session addressing "Mercury Contamination from Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM): Impacts and Solutions" (pictured above).
GEF Assembly: Minamata Convention Executive Secretary advocates enhanced cooperation at MEA Dialogue
During the Seventh Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly, held in Vancouver, Canada from 22 to 25 August, Monika Stankiewicz, Executive Secretary of the Minamata Convention, participated in the first of several engagements by j