3rd meeting of the Mercury Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee - INC3 
31st October - 4th November 2011,Nairobi, Kenya

The third Mercury Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee took place in Nairobi, Kenya, 31st October - 4th November 2011.   All relevant documents and details about the meeting can be found here.

In preparation for the INC 3 on Mercury, the following ZMWG position papers have been developed (September 2011):

ZMWG Preliminary Views on the INC 3 Draft Treaty text - English version

ZMWG Position Preliminaire INC 3 Draft - FR

ZMWG Preliminary Views on The INC3 Draft treaty - Arabic Version

ZMWG Preliminary Views on the INC 3 Draft Treaty text - Japanese Version

ZMWG Position for INC 3 - Abridged version(EN) , in FRES


ZMWG published two press releases - one at the start and one at the end of the meeting:

ZMWG PR: Mercury treaty negotiation moves forward in ‘fits and starts’
Nairobi, 4 November 2011

ZMWG PR: NGOsi Urge World Governments to Negotiate a Strong Mercury Treaty
Nairobi, 31 October 2011

ZMWG Statements while at INC 3, were made on the opening, supply and trade, products, processes, allowable use exemption, artisanal and small scale gold mining, emissions and releases, as well as storage, waste financing and technical assistance and awareness raising and information. They are available upon request.

The ZMWG exhibition booth featured posters from the projects in different countries, position papers, publications and video screaning from iLima organisation