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Governments and other relevant stakeholders will gather in Geneva from 19 to 23 November 2018 for COP2
Meeting documents and information on registration, credentials, events and exhibitions are becoming available. COP2 will be preceded by a series of regional consultations in October 2018.

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

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

Meeting documents and information on registration, credentials, events and exhibitions are becoming available. COP2 will be preceded by a series of regional consultations in October 2018.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE BRINGS TO 98 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 30 August 2018, the Government of Sao Tome and Principe deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 98th Party to the Minamata Convention.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE BRINGS TO 98 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE BRINGS TO 98 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 30 August 2018, the Government of Sao Tome and Principe deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 98th Party to the Minamata Convention.

PORTUGAL BRINGS TO 97 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 28 August 2018, the Government of Portugal deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 97th Party to the Minamata Convention.

PORTUGAL BRINGS TO 97 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

PORTUGAL BRINGS TO 97 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 28 August 2018, the Government of Portugal deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 97th Party to the Minamata Convention.

CHILE BRINGS TO 96 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 27 August 2018, the Government of Chile deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 96th Party to the Minamata Convention.

CHILE BRINGS TO 96 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

CHILE BRINGS TO 96 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 27 August 2018, the Government of Chile deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 96th Party to the Minamata Convention.

THE MINAMATA CONVENTION CELEBRATES ITS FIRST ANNIVERSURY ON 16 AUGUST 2018
On 16 August 2017 the Minamata Convention entered into force, 90 days after the 50-ratification milestone required was reached. Today, the number of Parties to the Convention almost doubled, with 95 countries having committed to its provisions. 

THE MINAMATA CONVENTION CELEBRATES ITS FIRST ANNIVERSURY ON 16 AUGUST 2018

THE MINAMATA CONVENTION CELEBRATES ITS FIRST ANNIVERSURY ON 16 AUGUST 2018

On 16 August 2017 the Minamata Convention entered into force, 90 days after the 50-ratification milestone required was reached. Today, the number of Parties to the Convention almost doubled, with 95 countries having committed to its provisions. 


SURINAME BRINGS TO 95 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 2 August 2018, the Government of Suriname deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 95th Party to the Minamata Convention.

SURINAME BRINGS TO 95 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

SURINAME BRINGS TO 95 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 2 August 2018, the Government of Suriname deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 95th Party to the Minamata Convention.

Paraguay BRINGS TO 94 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 26 June 2018, the Government of Paraguay deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 94th Party to the Minamata Convention.

Paraguay BRINGS TO 94 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

Paraguay BRINGS TO 94 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 26 June 2018, the Government of Paraguay deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 94th Party to the Minamata Convention.

INDIA BRINGS TO 93 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 18 June 2018, the Government of India deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 93nd Party to the Minamata Convention.

INDIA BRINGS TO 93 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

INDIA BRINGS TO 93 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 18 June 2018, the Government of India deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 93nd Party to the Minamata Convention.

Specific International Programme – First Round of Applications open until 31 August 2018
Eligible Parties are invited to submit applications between USD 50,000 and USD 250,000 to the Specific International Programme that was established to support capacity building and technical assistance.

Specific International Programme – First Round of Applications open until 31 August 2018

Specific International Programme – First Round of Applications open until 31 August 2018

Eligible Parties are invited to submit applications between USD 50,000 and USD 250,000 to the Specific International Programme that was established to support capacity building and technical assistance.

Implementation and Compliance Committee first meeting,29-30 May, Geneva
Amongst others, members of the Committee considered the rules of procedure under which to operate. The meeting was preceded by an information-sharing session featuring experience under implementation and compliance mechanisms of other MEAs.

Implementation and Compliance Committee first meeting,29-30 May, Geneva

Implementation and Compliance Committee first meeting,29-30 May, Geneva

Amongst others, members of the Committee considered the rules of procedure under which to operate. The meeting was preceded by an information-sharing session featuring experience under implementation and compliance mechanisms of other MEAs.

Rossana Silva Repetto appointed Minamata Convention Executive Secretary
Ms. Silva Repetto started on 4 April 2018. She brings over 24 years of professional experience with the UN, including her last position as Head of the Legal Unit in the Corporate Services Division of UN Environment Programme.

Rossana Silva Repetto appointed Minamata Convention Executive Secretary

Rossana Silva Repetto appointed Minamata Convention Executive Secretary

Ms. Silva Repetto started on 4 April 2018. She brings over 24 years of professional experience with the UN, including her last position as Head of the Legal Unit in the Corporate Services Division of UN Environment Programme.





Specific International Programme Governing Board meeting,15-16 May, Geneva
The 10 members of the Board oversee the operations of the Programme, including how the approximately USD 800,000 pledged and contributed for use in 2018 from Austria, Denmark, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States of America will be allocated.

Specific International Programme Governing Board meeting,15-16 May, Geneva

Specific International Programme Governing Board meeting,15-16 May, Geneva
The 10 members of the Board oversee the operations of the Programme, including how the approximately USD 800,000 pledged and contributed for use in 2018 from Austria, Denmark, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States of America will be allocated. 
ICELAND BRINGS TO 92 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 3 May 2018, the Government of Iceland deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 92nd Party to the Minamata Convention.

ICELAND BRINGS TO 92 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

ICELAND BRINGS TO 92 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 3 May 2018, the Government of Iceland deposited its instrument of accession, thereby becoming the 92nd Party to the Minamata Convention.





UNITED KINGDOM BRINGS TO 91 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION
On 23 March 2018, the Government of the United Kingdom deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 91th Party to the Minamata Convention.

UNITED KINGDOM BRINGS TO 91 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

UNITED KINGDOM BRINGS TO 91 THE NUMBER OF PARTIES TO THE MINAMATA CONVENTION

On 23 March 2018, the Government of the United Kingdom deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 91th Party to the Minamata Convention.


Special Programme – Third round of applications open until 21 June 2018
Eligible countries are invited to submit proposals between USD $50,000 - $250,000 under the Special Programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level for implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata Convention and SAICM.

Special Programme – Third round of applications open until 21 June 2018

Special Programme – Third round of applications open until 21 June 2018

Eligible countries are invited to submit proposals between USD $50,000 - $250,000 under the Special Programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level for implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, the Minamata Convention and SAICM.

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