Wednesday 22-05 11:00

TOWARDS A GLOBAL PLASTICS TREATY

Auditorium

Moderator

Mr.
Ignasi Mateo Rodríguez
Project manager at MedWaves (UNEP-MAP) and at the ...
Project mana...
MedWaves, ...

Speakers

Mr.
Andrés Del Castillo
Senior Attorney at the Center for International En...
Senior Attor...
Center for...
Mr.
Felipe Victoria
Felipe Victoria is the Senior Manager for Multilat...
Senior Manag...
Ocean Cons...
PhD.
Carmen Morales
Carmen Morales Caselles is a researcher and associ...
Researcher a...
University...
Mr.
Juan María Ruiz Alarma
He studied Biological Sciences at the Complutense ...
Public Affai...
Plastics E...

Description

The plastic treaty session is conceived as a session to explain and inform about the work done by the INC to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, engage the audience and discuss about challenges and needs of this international multilateral environment agreement.

Objectives:

  • Inform about the work done by the intergovernmental negotiation committee (INC) for an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution.
  • Share the point of view of NGO, research, administrations and private sector involved in the INC sessions.
  • Explain the objectives of the plastic treaty.
  • Discuss about challenges to face with this instrument.

Programme

11:00 – 11:10h  –  Introduction by MedWaves (plastic pollution as a global problem)

11:10 – 11:20h  –  Video message of UNEP representative  (explaining background and why the treaty is a key element to tackle plastic pollution at global level) – TBC

11:20 – 12:10h  –  The vision of the INC process from different perspectives

– Representative of the Spanish Delegation (TBC)
Andrés del Castillo, representative from CIEL (Center for International Environmental Law)
Juan Ruiz, Plastic Europe
Felipe Victoria, representative from Ocean Conservancy
Carmen Morales (UCA), representative from Scientist´s Coalition for an Effective Plastic Treat

12:10 – 12:50h  –  Q&A with moderator asking panelists and questions from attendants

12:50 – 13:00h  –  Wrap up and closure (UNEP and MedWaves representative