Youth Dialogue on mercury, entitled "Mercury 2024: Knowledge is Power! Learn appropriate management of mercury", held online by high school students from Japan and the Philippines.
Ten years ago, on October 10, 2013, the international community took a key step forward by signing the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
This tool enables parties to submit their second short national reports on the measures, effectiveness and challenges in implementing the Minamata Convention, submission due by 31 December 2023.
Watch the video to learn about the work and impact of the Specific International Programme (SIP), including examples of successful projects in Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Nigeria and Sri Lanka.
Leaders from major environmental Conventions recognize the unique role the GEF plays in galvanizing action, including Executive Secretary Monika Stankiewicz.
Monika Stankiewicz, Minamata Convention Executive Secretary, highlights a silent killer that is contributing to the global loss of biodiversity: mercury, a toxic metal detrimental to life on Earth.