Key Messages to the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-2)By the organised constituency of Local and Regional Governments
Together with the City of Paris, ICLEI, UCLG and various other partners have drafted a Mayor’s Statement ahead of the second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2) to develop an International Legally Binding Instrument on Plastic Pollution.
The Mayor’s Statement was announced in a high-level segment at the Paris International Forum to End Plastic Pollution in Cities, a forum gathering cities ahead of the negotiations, hosted by the City of Paris on 26 May 2023.
The statement calls for local and regional governments to be given a dedicated and formal space in the negotiations, and includes specific demands on:
Strengthening the management of waste;
Inclusivity and equity; and
The statement is also available on the Global Taskforce website.