Workshop looks to build action plan on marine plastic waste management

The first international consultation workshop on building a national action plan on marine plastic debris management was jointly held in Hanoi on December 10, by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam.

At the event, experts from Canada, the Republic of Korea and the World Bank shared experience in how to get rid of plastic trash, highlighting the responsibility of the producers and sustainable financial mechanisms to develop an advanced waste treatment. They also provided consultations to Vietnam in how to build the national action plan in accordance with Vietnam’s sustainable sea-based economic development strategy adopted at the 8th meeting of the 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam in October, 2018.

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