We are making history: UN Environment Assembly agrees to negotiate a global plastics treaty

The tension and excitement in the conference room are palpable. One and a half weeks of intense negotiations, often until the early morning hours, lay behind the delegates. Activists and advocates sit nervously in their chairs. They have come to Nairobi, Kenya, to the 5th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) to make sure governments agree on a resolution they have been working towards for many years: the text suggests setting up an International Negotiating Committee (INC) to work out a legally…

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We are making history: UN Environment Assembly agrees to negotiate a global plastics treaty