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2014-09-24 12:24:03

Special September 24 event highlights Minamata Convention's early entry into force NEW YORK, Sept.

2011-01-28 10:49:00

CHIBA, Japan, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates from more than 120 countries met this week to continue constructing a legally-binding global mercury treaty, expected to be signed in Minamata, Japan in 2013.

2010-06-11 13:21:00

STOCKHOLM, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World governments, under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme, today completed the first step towards a legally binding treaty to control mercury pollution at the first Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) meeting, in Stockholm, Sweden.

2010-06-07 09:57:00

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As delegates from more than 100 countries today begin negotiating a treaty to control global mercury pollution, a coalition of environmental NGOs and indigenous nation representatives(i) from around the world are calling on them to curb the rising tide of mercury pollution worldwide.

2009-11-18 09:33:00

GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hailed as "a breakthrough" by Green Groups, an agreement in concept was reached yesterday by a World Health Organization (W.H.O.)-convened international expert group, supporting the "phase down" of dental mercury use worldwide.

Word of the Day
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.