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Thursday, 27 April 2017 - Brussels Final edition
Minamata Convention on Mercury ***

European Parliament legislative resolution of 27 April 2017 on the draft Council decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European Union of the Minamata Convention on Mercury (05925/2017 – C8-0102/2017 – 2016/0021(NLE))


The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision (05925/2017),

–  having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 192(1) and Article 218(6), second subparagraph, point (a), of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (C8‑0102/2017),

–  having regard to Rule 99(1) and (4) and Rule 108(7) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the recommendation of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (A8-0067/2017),

1.  Gives its consent to conclusion of the Minamata Convention on Mercury;

2.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the governments and parliaments of the Member States, and to the United Nations.

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