The Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries to adopt a Plastic Pollution Treaty is expected to take place in Ecuador, Rwanda, or Senegal in mid-2025. The meeting will be held after the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Plastic Pollution INC) concludes its work.
The resumed fifth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) requested the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director to convene an INC to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution.
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dates: 2-6 June 2025 [tentative]
location: Ecuador [tentative]