Governments reach successful outcome at INC6 in Bangkok

Governments reach successful outcome at INC6 in Bangkok

Gathered in Bangkok from 3 to 7 November 2014 for the sixth session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee on mercury, Governments completed a key milestone towards making the Minamata Convention an effective and fully functioning instrument upon its entry into force Read more
Madagascar ratifies the Minamata Convention

Madagascar ratifies the Minamata Convention

On 13 May 2015, Madagascar deposited its instrument of ratification, joining Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Guyana, Lesotho, Monaco, Nicaragua, the Seychelles, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Uruguay as the first twelve future Parties to the Minamata Convention. Read more
Good progress towards ratification reported at Spring 2015 Minamata workshops

Good progress towards ratification reported at Spring 2015 Minamata workshops

Following a first round of 12 sub-regional workshops between March 2014 and February 2015, the Interim Secretariat organized together with the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS), a new round of regional workshops to support ratification and e... Read more