DescriptionGlobal Partnership on Plastic Pollution and Marine Litter Member
|Period||2018 → 2023|
|Held at||Global Partnership on Plastic Pollution and Marine Litter|
|Degree of Recognition||International|
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The Global Partnership on Plastic Pollution and Marine Litter (GPML) was launched at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012 in response to a request set out in the Manila Declaration on Furthering the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (now called Pollution Free Ecosystems Unit). The partnership is led by a Steering Committee and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provides secretariat services. The GPML is a multi-stakeholder partnership that brings together all actors working to prevent marine litter and plastic pollution. By providing a unique global platform to share knowledge and experience, partners are able to work together to create and advance solutions to this pressing global issue. Our mission is to protect the global marine environment, human well-being and animal welfare by addressing the global problem of marine litter and plastic pollution by: - Providing a platform for cooperation and coordination; sharing ideas, knowledge and experiences; identifying gaps and emerging issues. - Harnessing the expertise, resources and enthusiasm of all stakeholders. - Making a significant contribution to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda, in particular SDG 14.1 (By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, particularly from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution).