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50th ratification triggers entry of Minamata Convention into force

History was made on Thursday, May 18, 2017 when the Minamata Convention on Mercury effectively came into force, having garnered the required 50 ratifications. With...

Nine more ratifications left to make Minamata Convention legally binding

With the Government of Canada depositing its instrument of ratification on Friday, April 7 2017, the number of countries that have ratified the Minamata...

Nigeria to ratify Minamata Convention in March

Nigeria has set March 2017 as its target date to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury, just as it forges a partnership with major...

Liechtenstein, Togo ratify Minamata Convention

The West African, French-speaking country of Togo and the Central Europe, German-speaking Liechtenstein are the latest countries to endorse the Minamata Convention on Mercury. While...

Germany ratifies Nagoya Protocol, bolsters EU implementation

Germany is the latest country to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising...

Mexico urges early ratification of Nagoya Protocol

Rafael Pacchiano Alamán, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Mexico, as the incoming president of the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the...

Senegal ratifies Nagoya Protocol, SA issues compliance certificate

Senegal has ratified the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilisation, making...

Togo, UK ratify Nagoya Protocol

Ratifications by Togo and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have brought the total number of ratifications to the Nagoya Protocol...

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EU can take the lead in reducing consumption-based emissions – Report

A new report by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) has revealed that the EU’s focus on territorial emissions understates...
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Healthy Features Summit: Climate crisis is also a health crisis – WHO, COP29

The climate crisis also means a health crisis, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has...

G7 leaders reaffirm support for billion-dollar infrastructure programme for Africa

G7 leaders meeting at their summit in Puglia, Italy, have reaffirmed support for multi-billion-dollar infrastructure projects across Africa to...

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EU can take the lead in reducing consumption-based emissions – Report

A new report by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)...

Healthy Features Summit: Climate crisis is also a health crisis – WHO, COP29

The climate crisis also means a health crisis, Director-General...
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