On 22 September 2023, Kenya deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 147th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
The Mercury air transport and fate research Partnership Area will hold its annual meeting on Friday 6 October 2023, from 15h00 to 17h00 pm CEST in an online setting.
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
On 18 August 2023, Ukraine deposited its instrument of ratification successfully, becoming as a result the 146th Party to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
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