Speeches by the Environment Minister

Statement by YAMAGUCHI Tsuyoshi, Minister of the Environment, Japan, on adoption of a resolution "End plastic pollution: Towards an international legally binding instrument" at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2) (March 3, 2022)

Let me congratulate all the negotiators who successfully reached the agreement for the resolution adopted today. The resolution will clearly take us towards a future with no plastic pollution, including in the marine environment. United, we can make it happen. Together, let us go forward as we start the negotiations towards a better future with no plastic pollution.