DateNovember 1-5, 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation, the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP4) is organized in two segments: a first segment to be conducted online within the period of November 1-5, 2021 and a second segment to be conducted in-person in the first quarter of 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.

The GEF is part of the Financial Mechanism to the Minamata Convention.

Side Event

The Minamata Convention Financial Mechanism: Supporting parties to implement their obligations

Virtual (CET)

The Minamata Convention Secretariat, with financial support from France and Switzerland, hosted an event that highlighted how parties to the Convention are accessing the capacity-building and technical assistance support available through the Global Environment Facility and the Specific International Programme (SIP), party needs going forward into the next biennium, and how implementation issues, such as those indicated in national reporting, can be effectively addressed through the financial mechanism.