In parallel to the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury that will gather representatives from around the world at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, a week of activities – the Hg Week – is organized from 22 to 29 September in different places of the city to raise the awareness of the public about mercury, its uses, its effects, and how the Minamata Convention contributes to the global solution. Detailed info sheet about Hg Week.
24 – 29 September @ Place de Nations
22 – 29 September @ Place de Nations
Exhibition of photographs on small-scale gold mining by Pulitzer Prize winner Larry C. Price
Friday, 22 September, from 11:00 – 16:00 @ WHO Headquarters
“For Health, Make Mercury History” – Download invitation
Tuesday 26 September, from 18:30 – 20:00 @ University of Geneva
“Science and Policy Interface: Mercury Emissions, Releases & Effects in the Environment” – Download invitation Please register here for participating in the event.
Wednesday 27 September, from 13:00 – 14:45 @ Maison de la Paix (Graduate Institute)
“Make Mercury History along the Gold Supply Chain” – Download invitation Please register here for participating in the event.