Participation of civil society

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may be admitted to be represented as observers in the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on mercury.

NGOs represent a broad spectrum of interests, and embrace representatives from business and industry, environmental and public health groups, indigenous populations, local governments and municipal authorities, research and academic institutes, labour unions, women, gender and youth groups.


Please contact the Interim Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury should you require any further information.

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