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Reduction of use of plastic bags
by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Government)
The Government of Bangladesh has already adopted legislative measures and will commit resources to prevent production and significantly reduce the use of plastic shopping bags by 2025.
Progress reports
14.1
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
PLASTICS
  • Plastics product bans or restrictions
2025
Prevent production and significantly reduce the use of plastic shopping bags
Other, please specify
Resource mobilisation from domestic sources
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 - 2025
Partners
Ministry of Environment (Government), Ministry of Industry (Government)
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Local community
Contact information
Md. Khurshed Alam, Secretary, Maritime Affairs Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, sec.mau@mofa.gov.bd, +88 02 9564645
Dhaka, Bangladesh
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