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.
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