Time to phase out mercury-added products has arrived

Time to phase out mercury-added products has arrived

Parties to the Minamata Convention renewed their commitment to phasing out the use of products which contain mercury and to promote alternatives at the Third Conference of the Parties, that closed today.

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Trading mercury interactive story

Trading mercury interactive story

Effects of mercury poisoning can be devastating, with symptoms including seizures, memory, vision and hearing loss, and development disorders. Explore mercury's trade routes in this interactive story
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COP3 Photos and videos

COP3 Photos and videos

Here you will find videos and pictures covering the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) taking place from 25 to 29 November 2019 at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.
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News

Applying for funding through the Special Programme
The deadline for submissions is Friday 17 April 2020. Read more
Republic of Korea brings to 115 the number of parties to the Minamata Convention
On 22 November 2019, the Government of the Republic of Korea deposited its instrument of ratificatio... Read more
Asia-Pacific regional workshop on the reduction of mercury emission from coal combustion
In Hanoi, Viet Nam, a workshop was held on the reduction of mercury emissions from coal from 31 Oct... Read more
Workshop to share knowledge on mercury trade among six Latin American countries
In La Paz, Bolivia, from 8 to 10 October 2019, a workshop was held to share knowledge among Bolivia,... Read more
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