Guyana to serve on bureau for Minamata Convention conference

Members of the Guyanese delegation: From left in the front row are Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations at Geneva Dr. John Ford, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman and Ministry of Natural Resources Project Officer Mariscia Charles. From left in the second row are Guyana Geology and Mines Commission representative Carlos Todd and Environmental Protection Agency representative Felicia Adams-Kellman. (Ministry of Natural Resources photo)

Guyana has been nominated to serve on the Bureau of the Conference of Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury 3 (COP 3) and Ministry of Natural Resources Project Officer Marisica Charles has been elected as one of the two Vice-Presidents from the Group of Latin America and Caribbean countries (GRULAC), the Ministry of Natural Resources has announced.

In a statement issued yesterday, the ministry said these developments, which took place at the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Conference on Mercury 2 (COP2), are in recognition of the strides that Guyana has made in implementing the Convention…..

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