The 7th session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Mercury (INC 7) holding 10-15 March 2016 in Jordan entered its its fourth day on Monday.
On Sunday morning, delegates to INC7 convened in plenary to hear reports from contact groups on rules, finance and technical issues before moving ahead with work on issues including, inter alia, artisanal and small-scale gold mining, mercury supply sources and trade, environmentally sound interim storage of mercury other than waste mercury, mercury wastes, and contaminated sites.
The contact group on rules continued its work in parallel with the morning plenary and into the afternoon. The contact groups on finance, reporting and technical issues convened in the afternoon.
Photos by IISD/ENB | Kiara Worth