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In preparation for the Fourth Conference of the Parties (COP4), IPEN shared our perspectives with all delegates on each of the major issues at the meeting via our Quick Views of Stockholm Convention COP4. (English)
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The fifth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC5) to prepare a treaty on mercury took place 13 - 18 January, 2013 in Switzerland and numerous representatives from IPEN Participating Organizations took part. This was the last negotiating committee meeting for the treaty, and it reached agreement on the text of the new treaty.

IPEN participated in SAICM’s (Strategic Approach International Chemicals Management’s) 3rd international conference, which took place in Kenya from 17 – 21 September, 2012.

Prior to the meeting, IPEN finalized three booklets relevant to the SAICM conference:

IPEN Citizens’ Report: Implementation of the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) by IPEN Participating Organizations 2009–2012

The fourth session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC4) to prepare a global treaty on mercury took place in Punta del Este, Uruguay and many IPENers participated.

The third session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC1) to prepare the treaty on mercury took place 31 October- 4 November, 2011 in Kenya. Many representatives from IPEN Participating Organizations took part.

The second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to prepare the treaty on mercury (INC2) took place 24-28 January, 2011 in Japan and numerous representatives from IPEN Participating Organizations took part.

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.

The second session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM2) was held in Geneva, Swtizerland from 11 - 15 May, 2009. Numerous representatives from IPEN Participating Organizations actively participated. Please see IPEN information and documents related to the meeting below. For more details about the meeting (background documents, agenda, etc.), please see the SAICM website.

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