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Plastics Treaty: Multi-stakeholder Forum INC-1

Punta del Este Convention and Exhibition Centre

Before the commencing of the 1st session of Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC), the Multi-stakeholder Forum INC-1 brings together stakeholders from across the plastics life cycle to share knowledge and information. This will assist the progress of the INC meetings to form "an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment" as […]

Plastics Treaty: The 1st session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1)

Punta del Este Convention and Exhibition Centre

INC-1 marks the beginning of two-year long negotiations to reach an international agreements to end plastic pollution, as intended in the UNEA-5.2 resolution 5/14. In this session, delegates from around the world will discuss potential elements and structure for the new plastics treaty, drawing from various currently active international agreements and the latest plastics science.

Hybrid event: ‘A new global treaty on plastic pollution – updates from the front line’ with Andy Raine

Online & Oxford Martin School 34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford

In this free hybrid event, Andy Raine, Senior Legal Officer & Head of the International Environmental Law Unit in the Law Division, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), will be talking you through the history that lead to the Resolution 5/14 to develop a legally-binding international agreement to end plastic pollution, and the latest developments from […]