Watch | Global treaty to end plastic pollution explained

A video explainer on the upcoming global treaty to end plastic pollution

April 02, 2022 12:12 pm | Updated 06:37 pm IST

On March 2, 2022, the United Nations Environment Assembly or the UNEA at its fifth session voted to frame a global plastic treaty by 2024. Its aim was to create an international legally-binding instrument to end plastic pollution.

The resolution identifies the various threats that plastic pollution poses to the environment and to human health. It was agreed upon by representatives from 175 nations.

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