Minamata reporting

National Report pursuant to Article 21

 

First biennial report of the Minamata Convention on Mercury 2019

Pursuant to article 21 of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, each party to the Convention shall report to the Conference of the Parties on the measures it has taken to implement the provisions of the Convention, on the effectiveness of such measures and on possible challenges in meeting the objectives of the Convention.

In decision MC-1/8 on the Timing and format of reporting by the Parties, the Conference of the Parties at its first meeting (2017) agreed on the full format of reporting and decided that each Party shall report every four years using the full format and report every two years on four questions marked by an asterisk in the full format.

The Conference of the Parties further decided on the following timing with regards to the short and full reporting:

  • Deadline for first biennial short report: 31 December 2019
  • Deadline for first full report: 31 December 2021

Online Reporting tool

Parties are invited to report through an electronic questionnaire tool. The tool follows the reporting format agreed by the Conference of Parties and is available in the six official languages of the UN. The National Focal Point of each Party has received the login credentials to submit the report.

If your National Focal Point has not received the credentials, or if your Government is unaware whom the credentials have been sent to, please immediately alert MEA-MinamataSecretariat@un.org.

For the biennial report, an information document and a presentation have been prepared to assist Parties and facilitate the filling of the report.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at MEA-MinamataSecretariat@un.org

Reporting format

The format approved in decision MC-1/8 in each of the six official languages of the United Nations is downloadable below.

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Spanish

Relevant forms and guidance documents for completing the reports

Guidance on completing the forms required under article 3 related to trade in mercury

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Forms relating to Article 3 on Mercury supply sources and trade

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Guidance on the identification of individual stocks of mercury or mercury compounds exceeding 50 metric tons and sources of mercury supply generating stocks exceeding 10 metric tons per year

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