The Ministry of Environment (MINAM) has published a supreme decree (No. 010-2016-MINAM) approving the Multisectoral Action Plan for the Implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The Plan establishes a roadmap to properly manage, reduce or eliminate the use of mercury within key sectors in Peru. It directs MINAM and the Ministry of Exterior Relations to conduct an initial evaluation for the implementation of the Convention, publish a report on their findings by March 2017, and carry out the implementation process by July 2017.