In an article published on April 11, 2019 by regulatory news provider Chemical Watch, editor Luke Buxton informed about the declaration on ocean plastics published by the Nordic Council of Ministers for the Environment and Climate (MR-MK) on April 10, 2019. The joint declaration, signed by the environmental ministers or representatives of Norway, Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Greenland, and Sweden, calls for “a new global agreement on the reduction and prevention of plastic waste and microplastics discharged into the sea” and urges for “more concrete measures . . . in order to make progress on this issue.”
Nordic Council of Ministers (April 10, 2019). “Nordic Region pushes for global agreement on plastics.”
Luke Buxton (April 11, 2019). “Nordic countries push for global agreement on ocean plastics.” Chemical Watch
Nordic Council of Ministers for the Environment and Climate (April 10, 2019). “Nordic ministerial declaration on the call for a global agreement to combat marine plastic litter and microplastics.