It is reported that the draft declaration of the high-level meeting in June will be held in the United States of New York United Nations Headquarters United Nations Ocean Conference ", in order to prevent the serious plastic waste caused by marine pollution, the draft requires States to completely stop using plastic bags and disposable plastic. Ministers will discuss the sustainable use of marine resources and the protection of resources at the meeting.
The draft declaration calls on countries to promote the use of renewable products and to develop alternatives to biodegradable plastics that can be easily decomposed in the environment. It also calls on countries to avoid the possible impact on the ecosystem of plastic particles used in toothpaste or facial cleanser and other products. The draft will show the international community to cooperate to regulate the attitude of marine plastic pollution.
The meeting is one of the measures to achieve the United Nations adopted the "sustainable development goals" in 2015. Plan in June 5th - 9, around the marine pollution countermeasures, sustainable fisheries, ecosystem protection, etc. to discuss and adopt the declaration, but the future may also copy changes.
The draft declaration entitled "our call for the future of the oceans and action" aims to achieve the objectives of the SDGs related to the ocean. Also involved in strengthening the global warming caused by rising sea temperatures and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration caused by the rise of marine acidification, as well as to promote the introduction of illegal fisheries countermeasures.
With regard to plastic waste, the draft aims to achieve the goal of completely eliminating plastic bags, disposable products and plastic particles, calling on countries to develop a long-term strategy to reduce the use of plastic and implement". It also calls for "cutting, recycling and recycling" to reduce the amount of plastic waste on land.
The draft declaration, in order to reduce the negative effects of ocean acidification and global warming on marine ecosystems, "will earnestly implement the relevant commitments and obligations", which urges countries to abide by the Paris agreement in effect last year. ".