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2nd workshop on global governance of marine plastic litter and microplastics

 

14-15 January 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

List of relevant documents

 

Main workshop documents:

 

Workshop agenda

 

Workshop outline

 

Draft Nordic report for a global agreement on marine plastic litter and microplastics

 

Summary of discussions of the 1st workshop (Reykjavik, Iceland, 16-17 September 2019)

UN Environment Assembly resolutions on marine plastics litter and microplastics:
 

UNEP/EA.4/Res.6
 

UNEP/EA.3/Res.7
 

UNEP/EA.2/Res.11
 

UNEP/EA.1/Res.6
 

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

 

German Ministerial Roundtable on tackling global plastic pollution – Ways towards an international convention (Berlin, Germany, 15 October 2019):

 

Summary of German Ministerial Roundtable

 

Discussion paper: A treaty on plastic waste (Draft, 24th September 2019)