Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution
1 & 2 September 2021 - hybrid in Geneva & online



 Wednesday 1 September 2021

Annotated Agenda

14:00 - 17:00 CET

1. Opening of the Ministerial Conference

2. Update of recent progress on the issue of marine litter and plastic pollution

3. Summary of the outcomes of the Ministerial Conference pre-meetings held 27-28 May and 28-29 June 2021 and reflections on the draft Ministerial Statement 

a) Presentation of key takeaway messages from five thematic workstreams


b) General reflections on the draft Ministerial Statement

Closing of day one

17:00 CET

High level reception hosted by the Swiss government *

Thursday 2 September 2021

Annotated Agenda

10:00- 12:00 CET

Opening of day 2

3. b) continued

4. Outlining steps in the lead-up to the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2)

13:00- 16:00 CET

5. High-level dialogue

6. Co-conveners’ summary

7. Update on relevant processes

8. Any other matters

9. Closing of the Ministerial Conference

16:30 CET

Press conference

* Registration required during the meeting

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