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At the fifth session of the intergovernmental negotiating committee to prepare a global legally binding instrument on mercury, held in Geneva from 13 to 18 January 2013, Governments successfully completed their negotiations. They agreed to the text of the “Minamata Convention on Mercury”, which will be presented for adoption and opened for signature at the Conference of Plenipotentiaries - Diplomatic Conference -, scheduled to take place at Hotel Nikko in Kumamoto and in Minamata, Japan, from 9 to 11 October 2013.

Topics: 
chemical, waste management
Region: 
Global
Source of information: Minamata Convention on Mercury website .
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