How can the global plastics economy be transformed to reduce plastic pollution and support progress on international climate goals? What kinds of global governance are needed to advance these efforts?
Fostering inclusive international cooperation and action on trade policies that contribute to efforts to reduce plastics pollution, promote plastic substitutes and enhance waste management capacities in developing countries.
Standards and the International Standardization Landscape: Relevance to Plastics and Plastic Pollution
The research brief by Reinhard Wessinger, Former Senior Expert, Research and Education, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), offers an overview of standards and the international standardization landscape of relevance to plastics and the global problem of plastic pollution.
The second informal dialogue of Ambassadors on priorities for trade and environmental sustainability in the multilateral setting in the lead upto MC12.
Expert meeting held on HS classifications of plastics and potential amendments to support efforts to reduce plastic pollution on 16 June 2021.
Online roundtable discussion of an upcoming report, “How can trade policy help tackle plastic pollution? Trends, actors and policy options for international cooperation” by Carolyn Deere Birkbeck and Mahesh Sugathan.
Greening International Trade serves as a non-technical entry point for actors keen to navigate the environment-trade policy conversation and drive forward green trade. It calls for a reframing of the environment and trade narrative and a forward-looking Environment and Trade 2.0 agenda.