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GENEVA (Reuters) – Some 180 countries reached an agreement on Friday to drastically reduce the amount of plastic released into the world`s oceans, the United Nations said. [2] Nordic cooperation. (2019). Nordic Ministerial Declaration on the call for a global agreement on the fight against plastic waste and microplastics at sea. Official website of Nordic cooperation. Access on March 23, 2020. Available here. On the Basel Convention The Basel Convention on the Control of Cross-Border Movements of Dangerous Waste and Its Disposal is the most comprehensive international environmental agreement on hazardous and other waste, with 187 parties, almost universal. In order to protect human health and the environment from the harmful effects of hazardous waste and other waste, their scope includes a wide range of waste defined as “dangerous” because of its origin and/or composition and characteristics, as well as two types of waste defined as “other waste”: household waste and incineration ash.

See www.basel.int At the 3rd session of AAA (UNA-3), governments set up an ad hoc panel on open antenna hours (AHOEEG) to discuss options for dealing with the plastic pollution crisis. This group examined global governance issues, reviewed existing agreements and frameworks, and analyzed the remaining gaps and the effectiveness of existing and potential response options. The mandate of the panel was extended at UNA-4 in March 2019 to continue its work on the development of possible governance options to end pollution caused by marine plastics. At European level, the EIS, as a member of the Rethink Plastic Alliance, has been and remains very active in the European strategy for plastics in a circular economy. These include work on legislative revisions in the circular economy package, such as the revision of the Waste Transfer Regulation, as well as the recent Single-Use Plastics Directive, which covers plastic items and single-use fishing gear, and the Reception Facilities Directive, which covers plastic waste from marine sources. That is why the political momentum for a new global agreement is developing rapidly. Several recently issued high-level regional and ministerial declarations, including the Nordic Ministerial Declaration, [2] the Caribbean and Community and Community Declaration (CARICOM), the Johannes Declaration[3] the Durban Declaration [4] and the European Union`s new Action Plan on the Circular Economy[5], which call for a legally binding comprehensive treaty. Some animals have found uses for plastic waste. This swan nests in the garbage on a Lake Copenhagen that is popular with tourists. Their Cygnets hatch surrounded by rubbish. It`s not the best start to life. But for some animals, the consequences are much worse…

This exhibition, supported by the government of Monaco with support, will effectively tell the story of “the history of plastics”. In doing so, the exhibition attempts to highlight how this simple material is changing both global industry and everyday life and how it has become such an important part of life on Earth.