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After a Slow Start, Plastics Treaty Talks Gain New Momentum at INC-4

Progress in Ottawa But More Work is Needed Before INC-5 Ottawa, Canada-The Plastics Treaty fourth Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-4) closed early this morning, for the first time with draft text…

panel members at INC4 briefing
At Plastics Treaty Talks, Indigenous and First Nations Leaders Call for Swift Global Action to Protect Health and the Environment from Toxic Plastics

Ottawa – Today, at an event in conjunction with the Plastics Treaty INC-4 negotiations, Indigenous Arctic and First Nations Peoples shared their experiences facing the interlinked threats from plastics, petrochemicals,…

report cover on background of Arctic scene with plastic pollution
INC-4 Press Luncheon and Briefing

Impacts on First Nations and Arctic Indigenous Peoples from Plastics, Petrochemicals, and Climate Change First Nations and Indigenous leaders along with IPEN, Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Environmental Defence, and…

Seeking protection for people in plastics treaty for Cancer Alley

Jo Banner, an environmental justice activist in Louisiana, came to the plastics treaty talks in Kenya to try to convince negotiators to put more attention on how plastics pollution impacts…

the plenary hall with IPEN speaker on a large video screen
What Happened at the Plastics Treaty INC2

This is a brief summary of the happenings and outcomes of the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution meeting in Paris, France, as well as notes…