Plastics Dialogue participants brainstorm on MC13 outcomes, welcome US co-sponsorship

Next year’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) presents an opportunity for the WTO to deliver concrete, pragmatic, and effective outcomes to reduce plastics pollution and address environmental concerns, according to participants in the Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade at a meeting on 13 March. The attendees had their first focused discussion on the structure of MC13 outcomes and welcomed the United States as a new co-sponsor of the initiative.