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Ad Hoc Open-Ended Expert Group on Marine Litter and Microplastics

The Ad Hoc Open Ended Expert Group was established in response to UNEP/EA.3/Res.7 Marine Litter and Microplastics.

The first meeting was held in United Nations, Nairobi, Kenya from 29 to 31 May 2018. It was attended by 266 participants, representing 72 member States, 9 intergovernmental organizations and 28 observers representing major groups and stakeholders accredited to the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme. The meeting report can be accessed here: link to the report. You can also access all the documents and information during pertaining to the first meeting here.

The second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Expert Group was held 3-7 December 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. The report and outcome documents are being edited and will be available shortly on the site. You can however access all the information and documents regarding this second meeting here.