Implementing trade related provisions of the Minamata Convention

Minamata Online Virtual 26 - 26 Jun 2024

The Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury in November 2023 adopted decisions MC-5/2 on mercury supply sources and trade and MC-5/3 on study of the global supply, production, trade and use of mercury compounds. This session will: outline the basic mercury trade obligations in Article 3, give an update on current activities undertaken by the Secretariat to advance work called for in these two decisions and to make available relevant tools and training material; and explore ongoing efforts to facilitate the implementation of trade-related provisions both at bilateral and regional levels.

Flyer of the event 'Implementing trade related provisions of the Minamata Convention'


  • Ramon Jimenez Galicia  Project Manager, GEF Latin America Mercury Trade Project
  • Yunik Kuncaraning Purwandari  Ministry of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia 
  • Suki Kuroda  Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • Marianne Bailey  Senior Coordination Officer, Secretariat of the Minamata Convention
  • Lara Ognibene  Legal/Programme Officer, Secretariat of the Minamata Convention

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Starts on 26 Jun 2024 1:00 PM CEST
Ends on 26 Jun 2024 2:30 PM CEST
2024-06-26T13:00:00 - 2024-06-26T14:30:00
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