IPEN is hosting an International Toxics Metal Skillshare in Minamata, Japan:
- International Toxic Metals Skillshare: 3 & 4 October, 2013 (42 participants from 26 countries)
- International Minamata Symposium: 5 & 6 October, 2013 (convened by IPEN and Citizens Against Chemicals Pollution)
IPEN will also attend meetings convened by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Kumamoto, Japan:
- Mercury Treaty Preparatory Meeting: 7 & 8 October, 2013
- Diplomatic Conference (Conference of Plenipotentiaries): 9 - 11 October, 2013
For more information about IPEN's activities in Japan and participation in Mercury Treaty-related meetings, please see our Diplomatic Conference page.
Please also find information about IPEN's efforts to honor the victims of Minamata Disease and their supporters and community here.