A new study, supported by the Minamata Convention’s Interim Secretariat hosted by UN Environment, reveals that women of childbearing age living in four Pacific Island countries have elevated levels of
This brochure summarizes the interim results of UNDP’s work in protecting human health and the environment from mercury in support of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, illustrates linkages with Sustainable
The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted on Thursday, 10 October 2013 at 11:11 am in Kumamoto, Japan, following decades of increased awareness regarding the toxicity of mercury and mercury-related
This document contains the text of the Minamata Convention on Mercury as agreed, in the form of the draft Convention, by the intergovernmental negotiating committee to prepare a global legally binding
New global treaty cuts mercury emissions and releases, sets up controls on products, mines and industrial plants
Read this UNEP Press Release on the historic Minamata Convention on Mercury - a global, legally binding treaty which opened for signature - was agreed to by governments in January and formally adopted as international law on 10 October 2013.