Solving Plastic Pollution At Source
Added on: March 2023 Published on: 2023
Country: Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam Language: English, Khmer, Malay, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese
Theme: Marine Litter Monitoring
The Marine Litter Monitoring Methods Handbook provides information to participants in COBSEA participating countries about the different monitoring approaches that are taken in international marine litter monitoring programmes. The objective of this handbook is to provide a menu of options that have been rolled out at national and multinational/regional scales to monitor marine litter, to provide guidance on best practices in marine litter monitoring approaches for regional-scale marine litter monitoring. Part II of the handbook provides guidance on preparation and application of marine litter monitoring survey methods including on coastlines, inland, at rivers, and sea surface.
Country: Regional Language: English
The Marine Debris Monitoring Methods Handbook, Part 1 (this handbook) seeks to provide information to participants in COBSEA participating countries about the different monitoring approaches that are taken in international marine litter monitoring programs. The objective of this handbook is to provide a menu of options that have been rolled out at national and multinational/regional scales to monitor marine litter, to provide guidance on best-practice in marine litter monitoring approaches for regional-scale marine litter monitoring.
Added on: February 2023 Published on: 2022
Theme: Human Rights & Gender Equality
This Checklist illustrates practical steps that state or government institutions and officials can take to implement a human rights-based approach to the plastics pollution challenge...
This Checklist illustrates practical steps that civil society members can take to advocate for a human rights-based approach to the plastics pollution challenge...
This Checklist for Responsible Business Plastic Action illustrates practical steps that business enterprises can take to implement a human rights-based approach to the plastics pollution challenge...
The primary learning objective of module 3 is to introduce learners to business and human rights frameworks, focusing on the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and related tools. The module explores how a BHR approach to the plastics cycle that is grounded in a human rights and environment framework can...
The primary learning objective of module 2 is to introduce learners to the three key elements of the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, and to explore how a human rights and environment framework can apply to each of the stages of the plastics cycle...
The primary learning objective of module 1 is to introduce learners to the human rights impacts of each stage of the linear fossil fuel dependent plastics cycle. The module also briefly explains what a human rights-based approach is, how it relates to the right...
The trainings on Business, Human Rights and the Environment: Overcoming the Plastics Challenge are designed to build the capacity of actors in South-East Asia to support a human rights-based and gender equality approach to responsible business plastics action. The overarching aim of the trainings is to enable businesses and...
A human rights-based approach informed by international human rights law to prevent and manage plastic pollution at each stage of the plastics lifecycle can build the capacity of those with the power to act responsibly in the face of the plastics challenge—governments and businesses. This issue brief...
Plastic pollution contributes to violations of many internationally recognized human rights including the rights to life, the highest attainable standard of health, a healthy environment, housing, water and sanitation, and adequate food. While the plastics crisis is a global issue, its impacts are disproportionately felt by certain populations...
Added on: December 2022 Published on: 2022
Theme: Plastic Circularity
This knowledge compendium has been developed to serve as a useful reference compiling all the publications that SEA circular and its partners have released as at December 2021. The compendium supports the project’s objective of bringing the learning…
Added on: June 2021 Published on: 2021
Country: Language: English
On World Ocean Day 2021, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) are partnering with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to launch an e-learning course on marine litter. Register now to learn more about plastic pollution and approaches to measuring and managing marine litter from land-based sources, especially in cities. The course is free and self-paced and targets decision makers and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific to better understand the plastic pollution challenge and solutions in the region.
Added on: March 2020 Published on: 2020
The UNEP Introduction to human rights and the environment online course covers the relationship between human rights and the environment. The course explains the bases for the application of human rights to environmental issues, and the procedural and substantive obligations relating to the environment. It gives examples of constitutions that have incorporated a right to a healthy environment, good practices in procedural and substantive environmental protection. This course is free to access, with three modules. The duration is approximately three hours.
Added on: May 2020 Published on: 2020
This webinar session presents the Plastic Leak Project Guidelines — the first-ever methodology to map, measure and forecast plastic leakage in corporate value chains. Tune in to hear how your company can harness the latest science to translate its commitment to address plastic pollution into meaningful strategies and actions.This webinar session presents the Plastic Leak Project Guidelines — the first-ever methodology to map, measure and forecast plastic leakage in corporate value chains. Tune in to hear how your company can harness the latest science to translate its commitment to address plastic pollution into meaningful strategies and actions.
Added on: September 2020 Published on: 2020
Country: Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam Language: English
UN Environment Programme and the Open University have created a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Marine Litter. It is part of Clean Seas and contributes to the goals of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter. This MOOC presents various options and tools to combat marine pollution such as the use of tools like the Honolulu Strategy. The course provides case studies to inspire leadership and stimulate creative solutions to marine litter problems. This course benefits policymakers, practitioners, and managers who wish to connect with other professionals to enhance their knowledge of marine litter issues.
Added on: September 2020 Published on:
Tourism professionals who are interested in how COVID-19 would change plastics in hospitality might want to try out this e-learning module that focuses on “How to reduce plastic and keep guests safe”. It is free of charge.