Minamata Convention on Mercury Ratified by Switzerland and Mali

On 25 May 2016, the Government of Switzerland deposited its instrument of ratification to the Minamata Convention at a ratification ceremony in New York.

Shortly thereafter, on 27 May and 3 June respectively, the Government of Mali and the Government of Botswana deposited their instruments of ratification to the Minamata Convention, bringing the number of future Parties to the Convention to 28.

Number of Signatories: 129

  • Albania
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo, Republic of the
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova, Republic of
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Viet Nam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Number of Ratifications: 18

  • Switzerland
  • Mali
  • Botswana
  • Zambia
  • Senegal
  • Bolivia
    (Plurinational State of)
  • Japan
  • Peru
  • Chad
  • Djibouti
  • Gabon
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lesotho
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Samoa
  • Seychelles
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay