Minamata COP3

COP3 - Participants Information

The third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) will take place from 25 to 29 November 2019 at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Conference will be preceded on 24 November by preparatory meetings of the regional and other groups.

Invitations and pre-registration

Invitation letters (in English, FrenchSpanish) have been sent to all Governments through the official channels of communication with the UN Environment Programme, with copy to National Focal Points for the Minamata Convention as well as to permanent Missions to UN Environment Programme and to the UN in Geneva, as applicable. Invitations are also in the process of being extended to intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations.

Credentials for Parties to the Convention

In order to take part in the decision-making process at the meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Parties to the Minamata Convention are kindly requested that their head of delegation, alternate representatives and advisers each be accredited in a credential issued either by the Head of State or Government or by the Minister of Foreign Affairs or, in the case of a regional economic integration organization, by the competent authority of that organization. Information regarding any change in the composition of the delegation should be submitted using the same procedure. Samples of credentials are available in the 6 UN languages below.

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