ECUADOR OFFERS PROPOSED TO BE THE HEADQUARTERS FOR THE SIGNING OF THE GLOBAL CONTRACT ON PLASTIC POLLUTION
January 17, 2023
Ecuador will chair the Intergovernmental Negotiation Committee on plastic-type pollution from December 2023, until its completion. In this framework, the country promotes an ambitious and efficient contracts, and promotes the involvement of governments, international agencies, scholars, scientists, and representatives of civil society in its construction and implementation.
In this panel, by which he shared the stage with the president of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, both leaders agreed that mankind today faces an immediate challenge: combat the global problems caused by plastic pollution.
“ The will and leadership of our governments are essential in the adoption of national laws and regulations and public policies, along with international agreements that allow us to achieve environmental remediation; the prohibit on unnecessary, harmful, and toxic plastics; proper and safe waste administration; the substitution by sustainable alternatives and the fight against the illegal business of waste ”, said the Ecuadorian President.
“ The signing of this historic treaty in our Galapagos Islands is a sign of our commitment to the conservation of natural treasures and the future associated with humanity. I am certain that all of us here existing share the vision associated with working together, with ambition, efficiently, comprehensively, and urgently in order to counteract this environmental turmoil ”, stated the Head of State.
At the end of the zwei staaten betreffend panel, President Guillermo Lasso concluded that this year Ecuador and Switzerland also share getting non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: “ International peace and security, as well as the environmental preservation of the planet will find us working together in the coming years” .
The particular President of the Republic of Ecuador also emphasized the particular advances that Ecuador has made in environmental matters and especially in the fight against pollution generated by this material. “ A sample of the is the Organic Law for that rationalization, reuse and decrease of single-use plastics and its regulations ”, whose objective is to accomplish the established and progressive goals towards reduction.
The negotiation of the said agreement began last November, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, thus complying with the resolution adopted from the United Nations Environment Assembly UNEA’5, in March 2022, to end plastic pollution. The process is usually expected to achieve a treaty within at least five rounds of negotiations.
Davos, Switzerland. The Chief executive of the Republic of Ecuador, Mr. Guillermo Lasso, in the official agenda in Davos, participated on January seventeen, 2023, in the bilateral board “Defeating plastic pollution”. On the symposium, he announced Ecuador’s intention to host the Diplomatic Conference and the putting your signature on of the legally binding Treaty on plastic pollution, scheduled for early 2025.