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Plastic pollution reduction in rivers in Asia and the Framework of Region-Based Approach

Live Session 1: May 25 15:00-16:00 (GMT+7)
*NOTE: The schedule has been changed to May 26, 13:00 - 14:00 (GMT+7).


In this session, remarks will be made by UNEP as Implementing Agency of CounterMEASURE and the government of Japan as donor. The project manager will introduce the overall plastic pollution issue in Asia, United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) 4 resolution, and G20/ Osaka Blue Vision. The summary of existing research and its challenges will be introduced as a motivation for the project to develop the region-based approach.


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Letícia Carvalho

Principal coordinator, Marine and Fresh Water Branch, Ecosystem Division, UNEP 


Rumiko Kitao

Assistant Director, Global Environment Division, International cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan


Kakuko Nagatani-Yoshida

Regional Coordinator for Chemicals, Waste and Air quality, UNEP Asia and the Pacific office

Registration (Open Webex page)


Summary of CounterMEASURE project
Live Session Record