During 24-29 September 2017, BCRC China participated in the First Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury which was held in Geneva, Switzerland. Over 1000 representatives from 163 governments, IGOs, and NGOs attended the conference. The topics of the conference included rules of procedure, financial mechanisms, technical matters, work arrangements and budget, etc. Moreover, a High-Level Segment of which the theme was “make mercury history” was hosted by the Government of Switzerland during the conference, and totally over 80 ministerial leaders of various countries participated the meeting.