The second meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP2) to the Minamata Convention opens in Geneva, Switzerland
The second meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP2) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury opened on Monday, 19 November 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. Delegates met in plenary and heard opening statements, and addressed organizational matters.
They began discussions on:
the financial mechanism;
effectiveness evaluation; and
The meeting also addressed the date and venue of the next COP, establishing a small “Friends of the President” group to discuss a proposal related to the hosting arrangements for COPs.
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