Global Partnership on Marine Litter and Clean Seas Tent

Located on the lawn below the Delegates Lounge, the Global Partnership on Marine Litter and Clean Seas Tent will be the hub for everything related to of marine litter and microplastics at the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly. The tent will host a number of information sessions, technical consultations, and panel discussions on a diverse portfolio of subjects related to marine litter, such as legislation, environmental justice, monitoring and modeling, communications and awareness, waste management, financing methods, and much more.

Date and Time

Event

Mon, 11 March 2019, 11:30

Opening of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter and Clean Seas Tent

Mon, 11 March 2019, 11:30 - 13:00

Panel Discussion: Addressing single-use plastics – Legal and voluntary approaches

Mon, 11 March 2019, 13:30 – 14:30

Session: Innovative solutions for wastewater reuse

Monday, 11 March 14:30-15:30   

Session: The Nasty Nexus: Nutrients, Wastewater, and Marine Litter  

Monday, 11 March, 15:30 – 17:00

Session: Sea-based Sources of Marine Litter

Tuesday, 12 March, 9:00 – 10:00

Session: Additives in Plastics

Tuesday, 12 March, 11:00 – 12:00

Session: Marine Litter in the Arctic

Tuesday, 12 March, 12:00 – 13:00

Session: Urban Circular Economy and Marine Litter

Tuesday, 12 March, 14:00 – 15:00 

Session: From Awareness to Action - Communicating for Clean Seas

Tuesday, 12 March, 15:00 – 16:00

Session: Gender, Oceans, and Plastic

Tuesday, 12 March, 13:00 – 14:00 Technical Consultation: Monitoring Platform / Global Knowledge Hub

Tuesday, 12 March, 16:00 – 17:00

Technical Consultation: Hotspot Monitoring Methodologies

Tuesday, 12 March, 17:00 – 18:00

Speed Networking: Marine Litter Edition

Wednesday, 13 March, 10:00 – 11:00 

Session: Marine Litter in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Wednesday, 13 March, 11:00 – 12:00 

Session on the Plastic Tide Turners Challenge: Mobilising young people for impact

Wednesday, 13 March, 12:00 – 13:00

Panel Discussion: Marine Litter: Impacts, Inequality and Environmental Injustice

Wednesday, 13 March, 13:00 – 15:00 

Global Partnership on Marine Litter Networking Luncheon

Wednesday, 13 March, 15:00 – 17:00 

Technical Consultation: SDG 14:1.1 Harmonizing Marine Litter National Source Inventories and Monitoring Methodologies.

Wednesday, 13 March, 17:00 – 18:00 

Regional Seas Roundtables

Wednesday, 13 March, 19:00 – 19:00  Regional Seas Roundtables Networking Event

Thursday, 14 March, 8:00 – 10:00 

Ocean Breakfast: Strategic Direction for Ocean 

Thursday, 14 March, 10:00 – 11:00

Session: A new frontier for Ocean Literacy: An open discussion on education and course material

Thursday, 14 March, 11:00 – 12:00 

Session: Innovation and Plastic Packaging 

Thursday, 14 March 12:00 -1:00

Technical Consultation: Taking action to combat plastics in freshwater bodies : Kenya as an example

Thursday, 14 March, 14:00 – 15:00 

Session: Joining Efforts to Tackle Marine Litter: UNEP and UN-Habitat’s collaborations

Thursday, 14 March, 15:00 – 16:00 

Session: Financing marine litter interventions

Thursday, 14 March, 16:00 - 17:00 Panel Discussion: Towards No Plastics in Nature – Industry Change and Global Frameworks

Thursday, 14 March, 17:00 – 19:00

A New Global Governance Architecture for Marine Plastic Litter

Friday, 15 March, 8:00 – 10:00 

Marine litter financing instruments: Are we hitting the target?

Friday, 15 March, 10:00 – 11:00  Session: Plastics and shallow water coral reefs: A Synthesis of the science for policy-makers

Friday, 15 March, 11:00 – 12:00 

Session: Microplastics in Wastewater: The Hidden Threat

Friday, 15 March, 12:00 – 1:00 

Session: Engaging the tourism sector to reduce marine litter

Friday, 15 March, 1:00 – 2:00 

Capacity initiative to protect marine environment from land-based activities