Events

Training on Responsible Business Practices, Human Rights and Plastic Pollution

Date: to be confirmed at a later date

Location: Online Event - WebEx

The training webinar aims to increase awareness and understanding of responsible business practices and environmental rights to promote a human rights-based approach to reducing plastic leakage and pollution. The webinar provides

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SEA of Solutions 2020

Date: 24 - 26 November 2020

Location: Virtual

SEA of Solutions is an annually occurring partnership event towards solving plastic pollution at source, convened by the UNEP and the COBSEA, through the SEA circular project supported by the Government of Sweden.

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Webinar: The business case for tackling plastic packaging in the food and beverage sector

Date: 24 November 2020 15:00 - 16:30 CET

Location: Online

The webinar will unveil inspiring practices from the Food & Beverage value chain and an innovative mentoring tool to help companies tackle plastic packaging.  

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Regional Policy Dialogue on the Sustainable Lifestyles for SCP focusing on Packaging with an additional focus on COVID-19

Date: 19 November 2020, 14:00 hrs

Location: Hybrid Event, Broadcast live from AIT

The SWITCH-Asia RPAC funded by European Union, implemented by UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with AIT invite you to attend the event.

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AUN-EEC Conference, “Ecological Education and Culture: Cultivating Ecological Mindsets and Lifestyles”

Date: 12 November 2020

Location: Online

To promote the practice of sustainable and environmentally responsible behavior in the Southeast Asian region, the AUN-EEC will be hosting an conference on “Cultivating Ecological Mindsets and Lifestyles” on November 12, 2020

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SD Symposium 2020 Circular Economy: Actions for Sustainable Future

Date: 9 November 2020, 13.30-15.00 hours

Location: Online

SD Symposium 2020 ``Circular Economy: Actions for Sustainable Future``is a collaborative platform that invites all sectors to find solutions for a sustainable future with the Circular Economy.

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Webinar: Let’s talk about masks

Date: 05 November 2020 15:00-16:00

Location: Online

Sustainable Seas Trust and AMWN in partnership with UNEP, DEFF, Packaging SA, Plastics SA, SA Waste Pickers Association, and WESSA are hosting the fourth webinar in our series on COVID-19 Waste Awareness.

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SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS: POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNINGS FROM LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT

Date: October 2020

Location: Virtual

Actions by Member States to address single-use plastic products pollution and learnings from Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies on the impacts of single-use plastic products and their alternatives. (UNEA4/ Resolution 9)

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Third Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean

Date: 29 October 2020

Location: Virtual

The Third Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean will take place on 29 October 2020 in a virtual modality, broadcasting from the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Webinar: Human rights depend on a healthy biosphere

Date: 28 October 2020 10:00 am EDT (21:00 Bangkok time)

Location: Virtual

This is a virtual event of the Special Rapporteur on Human rights and Environment, David R. Boyd’s virtual event focusing on his latest GA report entitled “Human rights depend on a healthy biosphere”.

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Thailand MARPLASTICCs Webinar: Validation of the Results for Thailand, National Guidance for Plastic Pollution Hotspotting and Shaping Action: Thailand Country Results

Date: 28 October 2020 14:00-15:30 Bangkok Time

Location: Bangkok and Online

A hybrid webinar workshop on national guidance for plastic pollution hotspotting and shaping action: Thailand – online via Zoom and in-person.

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Moving Towards Circular Economy for Plastic Waste Management

Date: 20 October 2020

Location: Hybrid event, broadcast live from AIT

The SWITCH-Asia RPAC funded by European Union, implemented by UNEP, in partnership with AIT is pleased to cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Regional Policy Dialogue on Circular Economy for Plastic Waste Management.

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APEC Webinar Series on Promoting Investment to Combat Marine Litter and Build a Circular Economy in APEC — Innovative Technologies and Opportunities for Land Based Waste Management

Date: 20 October 9:00 pm EST

Location: Online

In support of the 2020 APEC priority “Driving Innovative Sustainability”, Malaysia, in collaboration with the MGTC and Ocean Conservancy, will co-host a marine debris webinar series.

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Human Rights for the Planet

Date: 5 October 2020

Location: Virtual

Clean environment is a precondition to the enjoyment of human rights: the full enjoyment of everyone’s rights to life, health, quality private and family life or home, depends on healthy ecosystems and their benefits to people.

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Webinar: An Introduction to the UNEP IUCN National Guidance for Plastic Pollution Hotspotting and Shaping Action

Date: 1 October 2020

Location: Virtual

Everything you ever wanted to know about How to Measure Plastic Pollution: “An Introduction to the UNEP IUCN National Guidance for Plastic Pollution Hotspotting and Shaping Action”

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SEA circular E-Roundtable: Reducing plastic waste in the food delivery service sector

Date: 18 September, 2020

Location: (Invited and confirmed participants will receive a link to the e-event)

In this invite-only, closed-door e-roundtable, SEA circular is inviting food delivery service providers from across Asia for this online discussion. The discussion will consider current trends and opportunities to manage plastic u

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Plastic Waste Recycling Standards Experiences from Europe and East- and Southeast Asia

Date: 10 September 2020

Location: Virtual

An exchange on technical, environmental and social standards, good quality secondary materials and opportunities for increasing themarket demand for recycled plastics.

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A webinar to launch a series of policy dialogue on sustainable lifestyles in Asia and an online course on Circular Economy

Date: 2 September 2020

Location: Virtual

Welcome to "A webinar to launch a series of policy dialogue on sustainable lifestyles in Asia and an offline course on Circular Economy"

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ASIA PACIFIC WEBINAR: SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES FOR PLASTICS & PACKAGING WASTE MANAGEMENT DURING A PANDEMIC (COVID-19)

Date: 6 August 2020 14:00-15:30 ICT

Location: WEBINAR

The webinar is focused on Asia and the Pacific region to raise awareness on the importance of the “Sustainable Lifestyle” vis a vis challenges due to the increased volumes of plastics and packaging waste during the pandemic (C

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APEC Oceans & Fisheries Working Group: Promoting Investment to Combat Marine Litter and Build a Circular Economy in APEC Session 1: Innovative Funding Models & Opportunities for Land Based Waste Management

Date: 27 July 2020 (9:00 - 10:00pm EDT) 28 July (9:00am -10:00am MYT)

Location: Virtual

In support of the 2020 APEC priority “Driving Innovative Sustainability”, Malaysia, in collaboration with the Malaysian Green Technology Climate Change Centre ( and Ocean Conservancy, will co host a marine debris webinar serie

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