Past Events

Side Event: Collective Effort in South-East Asia to End Plastic Pollution

Date: 29 June 2022 at 8:00-10:00am (GMT +1) / 2:00-4:00pm (GMT +7)

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Recognizing the devastating and irreversible impact of plastic pollution on ecosystems, the climate and livelihoods, a long-term inclusive solution to address plastic pollution require strengthening international coordination, coo

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SIGN UP: GLOBAL PREMIERE OF SHORT FILM “PLASTIK”

Date: 3 June 2022 at 17:00 - 18:00 (GMT +8)

Location: Virtual

In conjunction with the world environment day 2022, the SEA circular project jointly with MeshMinds and Studio Birthplace organizing an event to introduce the short film – PLASTIK, which is developed by MeshMinds and produced by

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High level dialogue on plastic pollution – Next steps to end plastic pollution

Date: 23 May 2022 at 13:30-14:30 (Bangkok time)

Location: Thailand

Event Overview Agenda Opening Remarks Setting the Scene Panel Discussion Closing Remarks Event Overview High level dialogue on plastic pollution – Next steps to end plastic pollution Event Date: 23 May 2022 at 13:30-14:30 (Bangk

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Regional Consultation on South-East Asia Marine Litter Research Inventory

Date: 20 April 2022 at 13:00-15:00 ICT

Location: Virtual

Under the SEA circular project, the COBSEA Secretariat and the National University of Singapore (NUS) are holding a regional consultation with focal points of the COBSEA Working Group on Marine Litter and national stakeholders...

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100 Days to #BeatPlasticPollution

Date: 1 September - 10 December 2021

Location: Virtual

South-East Asia is at the heart of marine plastic pollution challenge. The 100-day campaign will mobilise digitally-connected youths to adopt habits to #BeatPlasticPollution and help turn the tide on the plastic pandemic.

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SEA of Solutions 2021

Date: 16 - 18 November 2021

Location: Virtual

The SEA of Solutions 2021 virtual event will take place on 16-18 November 2021.

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E-learning course on Cities and Marine Plastic Pollution launched on World Ocean Day

Date: 8 June 2021

Location: Virtual

On World Ocean Day 2021, UNEP and COBSEA are partnering with ESCAP to launch an e-learning course on marine litter.

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Responsible business practices, human rights and plastic pollution: A SEA circular Training Workshop

Date: December 17, 2020

Location: online (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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