The first Conference of the Parties (COP1) to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, under the theme “Make Mercury History,” began on Sunday, 24 September 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. This meeting brought together over 1000 delegates including member states, experts and civil society to address a range of issues including trade in mercury, storage of mercury and sources of pollution.

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/