The first Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, met for its second day on Monday, 25 September 2017. This video by IISD Reporting Services trails negotiations from the genesis to the rapid entry into force of the convention and expectations from the COP1 to ensure its implementation.

Produced by Dorothy Wanja Nyingi, Ph.D., and filmed/edited by Hernán Aguilar.

You can find our written reports and photographs for Mercury COP1 at: http://enb.iisd.org/mercury/cop1/