National reporting pursuant to Article 21

Second short national reports of the Minamata Convention on Mercury due by 31 December 2023

Article 21 of the Convention requires each Party to report to the Conference of the Parties, through the Secretariat, on the measures the Party has taken to implement the provisions of the Convention, on the effectiveness of such measures and on possible challenges in meeting the objective of the Convention.

The second short national report covers the reporting period from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2022, and was due on 31 December 2023.

Online Reporting Tool (ORT)

Parties are invited to report electronically through the ORT. The tool follows the annex to Decision MC-1/8, as amended by Decision MC-4/8. The ORT is available in the six official languages of the UN.

Access to the ORT

The National Focal Point of each Party is provided by the Secretariat with the login credentials to access the ORT and submit the report every reporting cycle. If your National Focal Point has not received the credentials, or if your government is unaware whom the credentials have been sent to, please immediately alert MEA-MinamataSecretariat [at]

National reports submitted by the Parties to the Minamata Convention for the third reporting cycle (second short national reports):
Read the submitted reports here