Update on the format of the Minamata Convention COP4

Update on the format of the Minamata Convention COP4

On 27 May, the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention participated in a Chemicals and Waste briefing organized within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network (GEN). The online event offered an overview on key activities and important conferences, including the digital and in-person segments of COP-4, and the Secretariat's efforts for effective online sessions and enhanced connectivity.

Climate change, chemicals and wastes interact threatening biodiversity, says new report

Climate change, chemicals and wastes interact threatening biodiversity, says new report


A new report produced by the UN Secretariats of the Basel, Minamata, Rotterdam, & Stockholm conventions maps the interlinkages between hazardous chemicals, wastes and climate change, which combine to impact on efforts to conserve and restore nature.
Call for comments: Draft guidance for completing the national reporting format

Call for comments: Draft guidance for completing the national reporting format


The first version draft of the guidance on national reporting is now open for comments. Parties and stakeholders may submit comments using the comment form available for this purpose and submit it by 28 June 2021.

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GEN Online Session: Chemicals and Waste Briefing - On 27 May, the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention participated in a Chemicals and Waste briefing... Read more
Pollution from chemicals and wastes a key driver of biodiversity loss, says new report - Joint statement by the Secretariats of the Basel, Minamata, Rotterdam, & Stockholm conventions i... Read more
Call for comments: Draft guidance for completing the national reporting format - The first version draft of the guidance on national reporting is now open for comments. Parties and ... Read more
Register now: WHO and Minamata Convention Joint Webinar - On June 2, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention co-hos... Read more
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