The fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP4) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury is expected to review the Convention’s Annexes A and B and financial mechanism, and conduct an effectiveness review of the Convention.
The Minamata Convention was adopted to address mercury, a heavy metal that is persistent in the environment. The Convention was adopted on 10 October 2013, and entered into force on 16 August 2017.
Earth Negotiations Bulletin coverage of COP3 is here.
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dates: 30 October – 5 November 2021
location: Bali, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia