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Minamata Convention on Mercury

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Global
Date
Oct 10, 2013
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-160007)
Title (French)

Convention de Minamata sur le Mercure

Title (Spanish)

Convenio de Minamata sobre el Mercurio

Place of adoption
Kumamoto
Depository
UN United Nations
Language
Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Mineral resources, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes Standards Economy and environment Toxicity/poisoning Effluent waste (industrial sources) International agreement-text Environmental standards
Abstract

The objective of this convention is to protect the human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury components.

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Countries Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Albania - -
Angola - -
Antigua and Barbuda - -
Argentina - -
Armenia - -
Australia - -
Austria - -
Bangladesh - -
Belarus - -
Belgium - -
Benin -
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) -
Botswana - -
Brazil - -
Bulgaria - -
Burkina Faso - -
Burundi - -
Cambodia - -
Cameroon - -
Canada - -
Central African Republic - -
Chad -
Chile - -
China -
Colombia - -
Comoros - -
Congo - -
Costa Rica - -
Croatia - -
Cyprus - -
Czech Republic - -
Côte d'Ivoire - -
Denmark - -
Djibouti -
Dominican Republic - -
Ecuador -
Ethiopia - -
European Union - -
Finland - -
France - -
Gabon -
Gambia -
Georgia - -
Germany - -
Ghana - -
Greece - -
Guatemala - -
Guinea -
Guinea-Bissau - -
Guyana -
Honduras - -
Hungary - -
India - -
Indonesia - -
Iran, Islamic Republic of - -
Iraq - -
Ireland - -
Israel - -
Italy - -
Jamaica - -
Japan -
Jordan -
Kenya - -
Korea, Republic of - -
Kuwait -
Latvia - -
Lesotho - -
Liberia - -
Libya - -
Lithuania - -
Luxembourg - -
Macedonia, FYR - -
Madagascar -
Malawi - -
Malaysia - -
Mali -
Malta - -
Mauritania -
Mauritius - -
Mexico -
Moldova, Republic of - -
Monaco -
Mongolia -
Montenegro - -
Morocco - -
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Nepal - -
Netherlands - -
New Zealand - -
Nicaragua -
Niger - -
Nigeria - -
Norway - -
Pakistan - -
Palau - -
Panama -
Paraguay - -
Peru -
Philippines - -
Poland - -
Romania - -
Russian Federation - -
Samoa -
Senegal -
Serbia - -
Seychelles -
Sierra Leone -
Singapore - -
Slovakia - -
Slovenia - -
South Africa - -
Spain - -
Sri Lanka - -
Sudan - -
Swaziland - -
Sweden - -
Switzerland -
Syrian Arab Republic - -
Tanzania, Un. Rep. of - -
Togo - -
Tunisia - -
Turkey - -
Uganda - -
United Arab Emirates -
United Kingdom - -
United States of America -
Uruguay -
Venezuela, Boliv. Rep. of - -
Viet Nam - -
Yemen - -
Zambia -
Zimbabwe - -

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature

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