2020: Time to phase out mercury-added products has arrived

2020: Time to phase out mercury-added products has arrived



Parties to the Minamata Convention are to phase out the use of products which contain mercury and to promote alternatives.
Article 3: Mercury supply sources and trade

Article 3: Mercury supply sources and trade



Explore what we know on mercury trade in this interactive story.
Welcoming Monika Stankiewicz, Executive Secretary

Welcoming Monika Stankiewicz, Executive Secretary



Monika Stankiewicz assumed her functions as the Executive Secretary of the Minamata Convention on Mercury on 13 January 2020.

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