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INC1 (2010)

The first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to prepare the treaty on mercury (INC1) took place 7-11 June, 2010 in Sweden and numerous representatives from IPEN Participating Organizations took part.

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IPEN Views on a Global Mercury Treaty

Prior to the meeting, IPEN prepared Views on a Global Mercury Treaty, which explains why a global treaty on mercury is needed and puts forward a civil society vision for the treaty.

From this document, IPEN prepared an excerpted version, a “Brief Statement of IPEN Views of a Global Mercury Treaty, which was circulated to government delegates planning to attend the INC1. Arabic, English , Chinese , French , Portuguese , Russian , Spanish

Please use the tabs at the top of the page to learn about IPEN's Actions, Documents and Interventions during the meeting.

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