The second short national reports pursuant to Article 21 of the Minamata Convention are due by 31 December 2023. The report covers the reporting period from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022.
La convention de Minamata COP-5 prend des mesures décisives pour remplir sa mission d’élimination de la pollution par le mercure
Parmi les décisions prises lors de la COP-5, les Parties ont défini de nouvelles dates pour l’élimination progressive des produits contenu du mercure ajouté, y compris les cosmétiques, renforcé les
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A decade after the adoption of the Minamata Convention, the fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-5) takes place in Geneva from October 30 to November 3 with an ambitious agenda.
Il y a dix ans, le 10 octobre 2013, la communauté internationale a franchi une étape importante en signant la Convention de Minamata sur le mercure.
À propos de la Convention de Minamata
The Minamata Convention on Mercury is the most recent global agreement on environment and health, adopted in 2013. It is named after the bay in Japan where, in the mid-20th century, mercury-tainted industrial wastewater poisoned thousands of people, leading to severe health damage that became known as the "Minamata disease."
Since it entered into force on 16 August 2017, Parties have been working together to control the mercury supply and trade, reduce the use, emission and release of mercury, raise public awareness, and build the necessary institutional capacity to #MakeMercuryHistory