GPAP at WTO’s Environment Week, Indonesia financing roadmap to launch in November, and more
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- Spotlight on GPAP and the UK at World Trade Organisation’s Environment Week: We’re delighted to partner with the Government of the United Kingdom for a virtual panel discussion on GPAP’s accomplishments and lessons learned, which will be headlined by a keynote address from Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister for Pacific and the Environment. Mark your calendar for 14:45 – 16:15 CET on Wednesday 18 November; a Zoom link is forthcoming.
- Help us beta test GPAP’s new online knowledge portal! We have just activated the “Plastics Knowledge Hub”, a new online library that contains over 500 resources on combatting plastic pollution and waste. Please visit https://globalplasticaction.org/ to try out this new feature.
- Join us on 24 November for a roundtable on circular economy in Ghana: At the World Circular Economy Forum (online), the Ghana NPAP will assemble a panel of public, private and civil society stakeholders to spotlight the NPAP’s progress to date and discuss how Ghana can position itself as the circular economy leader in West Africa. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the session, which will begin at 14:00 CET on Tuesday 24 November.
- Date to be announced soon for Viet Nam NPAP launch: GPAP stands with our local NPAP members and the Vietnamese people in their battle against an array of intensive tropical storms and the worst flooding in decades. We are continuing to engage in strategic conversations with the Government of Viet Nam to explore the right approach for the NPAP launch event amidst the pandemic and the emergency response and relief effort.
Events on the Horizon
18 November | Virtual Conference Side Event
Global Plastic Action Partnership: Lessons learned
Hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom as part of ‘Environment Week’ at the World Trade Organisation. The event will take place from 14:45 to 16:15 CET. A Zoom link is forthcoming.
24 November | Virtual Conference Side Event
Promoting Ghana’s circular plastics economy
27-29 November | Hybrid Conference
Business Innovation on Plastic Reduction
Co-hosted by the Viet Nam NPAP at TECHFEST VIET NAM 2020, a hybrid event organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology that aims to showcase the dynamic Vietnamese startup ecosystem. The session is tentatively scheduled for 28 November; more to come.
TBC November | Virtual Meeting
Kickoff of the Indonesia NPAP Policy Task Force
Hosted by the Indonesia NPAP and the Policy Task Force
TBC | Virtual Meeting
Launch of the Indonesia Financing Roadmap
Hosted by the Indonesia NPAP and the Financing Task Force
TBC | Virtual/Hybrid Conference
Viet Nam National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP) launch
Co-hosted by GPAP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
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