Draft resolution on an internationally legally binding instrument on plastic pollution

United Nations Environment Programme ; United Nations Environment Programme (14/10/2021)

This draft resolution aims to establish an intergovernmental negotiating committee (INC) w ith a mandate to negotiate a legally binding global agreement to address plastic pollution with the objective of reducing discharge of plastics into the environment by covering all stages of the plastic life cycle and by adopting a circular economy approach to plastics. The draft resolution suggests elements to define the mandate on the agreement of the INC, to be negotiated at UNEA5.2.

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