The first Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury closed on Friday, 29 September 2017, spilling on to Saturday morning. The week was marked with celebration and compromise as delegates worked day and night to deliver over 15 decisions adopted at the closing plenary.

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

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