The fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-5) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury will take place in October – November 2023.
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.
During the second segment of COP-4, the Conference of the Parties elected Claudia Dumitru (Romania) as the President of COP-5.
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