Here you can read the Japanese or English version of the Statement by Minamata Victims and Supporter Groups Addressing the Government of Japan’s Pro
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Statement by Minamata Victims and Supporter Groups Addressing the Proposal to Call the Treaty the “Minamata Convention”
Naming the Mercury Treaty
In June 2010, then-Prime Minister of Japan Yukio Hatoyama proposed naming the global mercury treaty, once finalized, the “Minamata Convention.” Unfortunately, the proposal was not discussed with Minamata victims and support groups before the announcement.
Learn More About Minamata
By visiting the links below you can learn more about the Minamata tragedy.
Sign On for Minamata
If you would like to add your organization’s name to the list of supporters of the “Honoring Minamata” Solidarity Statement, please send an email to email@example.com with the following information:
Please see below for a list of current supporters around the world.
Global Solidarity StatementAvailable in the following languages:Arabic / English (also shown below) / French / Japanese / Russian / Spanish / Thai
If your organization would like to show its solidarity with Minamata victims by signing the statement, click here.
Welcome to IPEN’s Minamata page. Through this page you can show your solidarity with the victims of the Minamata disaster by adding your signature to the “Honoring Minamata Solidarity Statement.”
To read a Japanese version of this webpage, click here.