Kumamoto celebrates the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the Minamata Convention

Kumamoto celebrates the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the Minamata Convention

The Minamata Convention was adopted at the Conference of Plenipotentiaries (DipCon) in Kumamoto, Japan, on 10 October 2013. The citizens of Kumamoto celebrated the 5th anniversary with a “mercury-Free Fair” on 18 November 2018.
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Countries meet to address mercury as global emissions rise by 20%

Countries meet to address mercury as global emissions rise by 20%

Global mercury emissions rose by 20% between 2010 and 2015. Mercury is deadly to human health and technology hasn't been able to offset this rise which may be partly due to the recovery of major coal burning economies in the years following the 2008 crash.
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Governments and other relevant stakeholders gathered in Geneva from 19 to 23 November 2018 for COP2

Governments and other relevant stakeholders gathered in Geneva from 19 to 23 November 2018 for COP2

Meeting documents and information on registration, credentials, events and exhibitions are available. Please refer to updated information, including the events timetable.
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