The ICLRC takes part in Plastic Pollution INC-2

The ICLRC’s representatives will take part in the second meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Plastic Pollution INC-2) that will be held in Paris on May 29 – June 2, 2023.

The aim of the meeting is to continue discussion on an international binding Agreement, which will commit countries to end the use of single-use plastic by 2040. Russia has supported the work of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee and participated in the development of an Agreement.

In this regard, the ICLRC has prepared an analytical note in English containing basic plastic regulation legislation, international initiatives that are relevant to controlling plastic pollution, in which Russia is also involved. The note also addresses important gaps in regulation to be filled.