France decided to contribute financially to UNEP activities under the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML), for the 2017- 2020 period.
by FRANCE with UNEP and international coalition to reduce marine litter (Government)
Time-frame: 2017 - December 2020
Initially proposed by France, together with Monaco and Morocco, during the "Our Ocean" conference in September 2016 in Washington, the coalition quickly raised interest among several countries. Then, the initiative was formally launched during COP 22 in Marrakesh on November 14, 2016. During this event, all countries have been invited to formally join the declaration of intent of the coalition (attached herein). The ministers of Mauritius, Sweden, Bangladesh, Italy, Chile and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco signed this declaration then. Australia and Senegal joined the dynamic shortly afterwards. Finally, representatives from the civil society (researchers, associations, private sector) gave testimonies of their commitment towards the
reduction of plastic waste.
France and Sweden decided to contribute financially to UNEP activities under the Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML), for the 2017-2020 period.
Countries and coastal communities all over the Ocean,
Marine ecosystems and Biodiversity
Baptiste Leguay, Sous-Directeur/Direction Gnrale de la Prvention des Risques, email@example.com,