Plastic Waste – International Legally Binding Treaty to be Discussed during UN Environment Assembly Meeting

On January 27, 2022, the UN Environment Program announced that a “Draft resolution on an internationally legally binding instrument on plastic pollution will be addressed during the next UN Environment Assembly meeting set for February 28 to March 2, 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya - “... The first part of UNEA-5 took place in February 2021 through virtual means due to COVID-19 … The theme of the session is ‘Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals’ … Chemicals and waste management, marine litter and a green recovery from COVID-19 are some of the issues the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) will address … Environment ministers are also expected to adopt a declaration on strengthening actions for nature to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @UNEP