Plastic wastes focus of marine convention

“We have to struggle everywhere with the effects of plastic pollutio

22 October 2017

Leaders Pledge to Step up Efforts on Pollution ahead of Key UN Summit

Government Ministers, business leaders and senior representatives from international organizations met today in the Philippines for frank talks on mitigating the detrimental impact of pollution on wildlife and ecosystems. The outcome - delegates pledged to step up efforts to combat pollution - will send a powerful signal to other leaders, ahead of the Third Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA3), which takes place in December, in Nairobi, Kenya. It will also stimulate debate at this week’s Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (COP12).

22 October 2017