Workshop on global governance of marine plastic litter and microplastics

16-17 September 2019, Reykjavik, Iceland

List of relevant documents

Nordic ministerial declarations and statements:

Declaration on the call for a global agreement to combat marine plastic litter and microplastics
(10 April 2019)

Statement on marine plastic litter and microplastics (27 April 2016)

UN Environment Assembly resolutions on marine plastics litter and microplastics:





UNEA-3 assessment: Combatting marine plastic litter and microplastics: an assessment of
the effectiveness of relevant international, regional and subregional governance strategies
and approaches:


Summary assessment

Full assessment

Other proposals for enhancing global plastics governance:

Outlines of a New Global Architecture for combatting marine plastic litter and microplastics
presented by Swedish experts at the first meeting of the AHOEEG (14 November 2018)

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UMass Boston

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University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.

Boston, MA 02125 USA


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