Faith in the new Plastics Treaty? A WEA Sustainability Center Webinar

Date(s) - May 16, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am

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The world is on the path to adopting a comprehensive plastic waste treaty, following the unanimous decision made by environment ministers across the globe last year. The working group responsible for implementing these plans will convene for the second time in Paris from 29 May to 2 June 2023. Now is an opportune moment to assess the progress of the UN Plastics Treaty: Can it effectively address the widespread pollution problem affecting our planet? And how are Christian organizations contributing to the process? Join us for an engaging 60-minute session featuring expert insights and a Q&A on Tuesday, 16 May 2023, at 6pm CET/Berlin time. Speakers: – Lucy Tanner, Senior Associate Plastics & Waste, Tearfund – Ben Niblett, Coordinator, Renew Our World campaign – Sarah French, Director of Environmental Education and Conservation Policy, A Rocha International – Dr. Peter Nitschke, Global Director for Community Partnerships, Plastic Bank – Durga Prasad Upadhyay, Environmental and Economic Sustainability Advisor Asia, Tearfund Moderator: Matthias K. Boehning, Director, World Evangelical Alliance Sustainability Center

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