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Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Environment minister stresses need for global plastics accord




Lisbon, Feb. 22, 2021 (Lusa) - Portugal's environment minister on Monday reinforced the need for a global agreement on plastics and called on everyone to join the European Union's efforts to transition to a climate-neutral economy.

João Pedro Matos Fernandes launched the challenge at the opening of the 5th Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5) and recalled that crucial environmental summits are coming up, which constitute "a huge opportunity to change things for the better on our planet".

"We need a global agreement on plastics to tackle the increasingly pressing problem of plastic pollution. We hope to be able to join forces and launch these important negotiations at the UNEA 5 session resumed next year," the minister and Climate Action pointed out on behalf of the European Union, in a statement also joined by Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine.

The minister also highlighted the "fundamental change of the economic model" initiated by the European Union that "addresses the waste of resources and puts nature at the centre" while strengthening the EU's "resilience".

Matos Fernandes said that the European Green Deal and "its rapid implementation", together with the recently adopted EU strategies "on the circular economy, climate neutrality, biodiversity, food systems and chemicals" are a testimony of the Union's "determination and commitment".

"We need everyone to join the efforts in a global transition to a climate-neutral, circular resource-efficient economy, to this extent of also continuing to engage in enhanced international cooperation and strengthen global environmental governance," the Portuguese minister appealed.

The minister who holds the EU environment portfolio through the Portuguese presidency until June this year praised the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Medium-Term Strategy 2022-2025 and Work Programme and Budget 2022-2023, assuring that the countries of the union are ready to support their implementation.

"Its design supports the UN Secretary-General's reform process for greater commitment to Agenda 2030 and its SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals]. It gives clear guidance for addressing the environmental crisis, focusing on the need to address the key drivers in the first place through a much-needed transition to more sustainable consumption and product development model. We are ready to support its implementation," Matos Fernandes said.

UNEA 5, aimed at implementing the United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development UN 2030, takes place in two parts, as decided by the board in October last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The first sessions are held today and Tuesday, exclusively online, with an agenda focused on urgent decisions and procedures. In contrast, issues requiring in-depth negotiations will be deferred to a second session, to be held in person, in February 2022.

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Agency : LUSA

Date : 2021-02-23 11:20:04







 

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