03 Nov 2020
Venue: Online | Webex
Organization: Minamata Convention on Mercury
This special online briefing on the fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP-4) is organized within the framework of the Geneva Environment Network and the Minamata Online series. The briefing includes a panel discussion to mark the third anniversary of the Convention and information about COP-4.
365 Days to Go
The Minamata Convention is the newest treaty among the global multilateral environmental agreements. It entered into force on 16 August 2017, and has to this date, 124 parties.
COP-4, scheduled to take place from 1 to 5 November 2021, in Bali, Indonesia, will be the Convention first biennial COP and another milestone to continue its efforts to address the global issues of mercury and promote the implementation of the Convention.
- Welcome and introduction (5 min)
- Panel discussion to mark the third anniversary of the Minamata Convention on Mercury (40 minutes)
- Briefing on Minamata Convention COP-4 (40 minutes)
- Closing remarks (5 min)
Rosa Vivien RATNAWATI
Director General for Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Substances Management, Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia, COP-4 President
H.E. Franz PERREZ
Ambassador for the Environment, Switzerland
H.E. Amb. Miriam Shearman
Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations and other Organizations in Geneva
Monika MAC DEVETTE
Head, Chemicals and Health Branch, UNEP
Executive Secretary, Minamata Convention Secretariat
Claudia TEN HAVE
Senior Policy Coordination Officer, Minamata Convention Secretariat
Senior Programme Management Officer, Minamata Convention Secretariat
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