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Preparatory work for the adoption of a regulation on mercury and the ratification of the Minamata Convention

The EU signed the Minamata Convention on Mercury in October 2013 and thereby committed to ensure its ratification and implementation across the Union.

The Commission adopted on 2 February 2016 two legislative proposals to enable EU to ratify the Convention.

Preparatory work included: