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A Toxics-Free Future


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IPEN and Minamata survivor groups also asked delegates to name the treaty the “Mercury Convention”, instead of the proposed name, “Minamata Convention” – a reference to the site of the first well-­‐ documented incident of large-­‐scale mercury poisoning in a human population that occurred more than 50 years ago.

Press release announcing joint mercury monitoring report from IPEN, a global network of public interest organizations, and the scientific research team of BRI.