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Prevent Plastics join the first session on the INC to develop an International Legally Binding Instrument on Plastics Pollution 
Prevent Plastics join the first session on the INC to develop an International Legally Binding Instrument on Plastics Pollution 
Prevent Plastics join the first session on the INC to develop an International Legally Binding Instrument on Plastics Pollution 
Prevent Plastics join the first session on the INC to develop an International Legally Binding Instrument on Plastics Pollution 

Prevent Plastics join the first session on the INC to develop an International Legally Binding Instrument on Plastics Pollution 

November 28, 2022

The first session of the INC to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment, will take place in the Punta del Este Convention and Exhibition Centre from 28 November to 2 December 2022.
A representative from European Union Funded SWITCH-Asia Programme Prevent Plastics Myanmar is attending the session to take part in the constructive intention for better #SWITCH

What is a Global Plastic Treaty?

Why is it important? Why is it needed for the world and the environment?

Watch the video from Greenpeace below to find out the answers!
(It is already agreed to adopt a Global Plastics Treaty during the Fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2).)
https://lnkd.in/eruR7WSE

“The global plastic treaty is a big hope for countries like Myanmar as it has the potential to ban

dangerous plastics like Styrofoam as well as toxic chemicals in plastics. Further, it hopefully forces the economy to ditch single-use plastics.”- MR. FRIEDOR JESKE, PROGRAMME DIRECTOR, THANT MYANMAR

#PreventPlastics #WeSwitch #EndPlasticPollution #managewaste#globalplasticstreaty #EUGreenDeal #UNEP #ThantMyanmar

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