Plastic Waste – “One Planet Summit for the Ocean” Convenes in Brest, Brittany, France

On February 9, 2022, the President of France, who is also the President of the Council of the European Union, with the support of the United Nations convened “One Planet Summit for the Ocean “… an effort to mobilise the international community and take tangible action to mitigate … pressures on the ocean … The goal of the One Ocean Summit is to raise the collective level of ambition of the international community on marine issues and to translate our shared responsibility to the ocean into tangible commitments … President Emmanuel Macron will bring together a small but determined group of Heads of State and Government, leaders of multilateral institutions, business leaders and civil society policymakers to take ambitious commitments. Several important initiatives will be launched on this occasion in favour of marine ecosystem protection and sustainable fisheries, intended to fight pollution, in particular from plastics, respond to the impacts of climate change, as well as advocate for improved governance of the oceans …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic