Comité de mise en oeuvre et du respect des obligations

La Convention de Minamata sur le mercure établit, en son article 15, un Comité de mise en oeuvre et du respect des obligations ayant qualité d’organe subsidiaire de la Conférence des Parties, en vue de promouvoir la mise en oeuvre de la Convention et d’examiner le respect de toutes ses dispositions.

Les membres actuels sont:

États d'Europe orientale Jelena Kovačević (Montenegro)
Romana Grizelj (Croatia)
Atanas Stoyanov Dishkelov (Bulgaria)
Asie-Pacifique Itsuki Kuroda (Japan)
Abbas Torabi (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
Mohammed Khashashneh (Jordan)
Amérique latine et les Caraïbes Paulina Riquelme (Chile)
Jimena Nieto Carrasco (Colombia)
Meredith Henry-Cumberbatch (Suriname)
Afrique Mve Beh Jean Hervé (Gabon)
Christopher Kanema (Zambia)
Musa Kuzumila Ngunila (United Republic of Tanzania)
Europe occidentale et autres États Karoliina Anttonen (Finland)
Anik Beaudoin (Canada)
Helga Schrott (Austria)


The Implementation and Compliance Committee held its first meeting from 29 to 30 May 2018 in Geneva. At that meeting, members of the Committee elaborated rules of procedure, which as per article 15, paragraph 5 of the Minamata Convention, will be forwarded for consideration and approval to the second meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention.

The meeting was preceded by an information-sharing session featuring experience under implementation and compliance mechanisms of other multilateral environmental agreements, including the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, the UNECE Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

Décisions pertinentes

ICC Rules

Rules of procedure for the Implementation and Compliance Committee(ICC) of the Minamata Convention on Mercury
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As developed by the ICC at its first meeting and adopted at the second meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Geneva, 19–23 November 2018 (decision MC-2/4)