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TOWARDS A STRONG GLOBAL PLASTICS TREATY: A Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue

April 8 @ 9:30 am 12:00 pm

House of Sweden
2900 K street, NW Washington, DC 20007

Please join IUCN-Member EARTHDAY.ORG (EDO) in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden and the European Union Delegation to the United States for a multi-stakeholder dialogue to raise awareness about the environmental, climate and health impacts of plastics and plastic pollution to discuss the best practices and policy options for addressing these challenges.

In preparation for the upcoming fourth round of negotiations of the Global Plastics Treaty in Ottawa, Ontario (INC-4), please join us for a multistakeholder dialogue at House of Sweden in Washington, DC.

The goal of the event is to raise awareness about the environmental, climate and health impacts of plastics and plastic pollution and discuss the best practices and policy options for addressing these challenges.

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AGENDA
9:30 am Networking Coffee and Registration

10:00 am Welcome and Introduction
· Urban Ahlin, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States
· Jovita Neliupšienė, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States

10:15 am Perspectives from the Public Sector/Governments

· Kathleen Rogers, President, EARTHDAY.ORG (Moderator)

· Manuel Carmona Yebra, Deputy Head of Section for Global Issues and Innovation, European Union Delegation to the United States

· Oladipo Okusaga, Head of Energy, Climate & Programme Management, British Embassy

· Rob Wing, Deputy Director, Office of Environmental Quality, U.S. Department of State

· Global South Speaker (TBD)

Q&A

11:15 am Perspectives from Civil Society

· Aidan Charron, Director, End Plastic Initiatives, EARTHDAY.ORG (Moderator)

· Julia Cohen, Managing Director, Plastic Pollution Coalition

· Jo Banner, Co-Founder & Co-Director, The Descendants Project

· Felipe Victoria, Senior Manager for International Plastics Policy, Ocean Conservancy

· Rachel Radvany, Environmental Health Campaigner, CIEL

Q&A

House of Sweden
Monday, April 8, 2024

EARTHDAY.ORG