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Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity: from Evidence to Solutions

CBD Secretariat and STAP-GEF

Date and Time
3 May 2012 13:15 - 14:45

Sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

This side-event will present findings of the Synthesis Document on the Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/16/INF/15), and initiate a discussion on marine debris by focusing on a number of issues related to marine debris impacts on biodiversity, including the identification of legal, institutional and management gaps and an initial assessment of solutions. This event is being convened jointly by the CBD Secretariat and STAP-GEF, in collaboration with various partners.