Monthly Archives: October 2013



The Minamata Convention will be signed this week in Kumamoto, Japan. Stay tuned to the Mercury Science and Policy at MIT blog for real-time updates from the preparatory meeting and the diplomatic conference.

If you’re interested in some of the background on the convention, check out the issue overview posts that the MIT Mercury team posted during the final negotiating session back in January. Also, you can follow us at our twitter account @MITMercury and #MITMercury.