Third meeting of the Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership working group

Punta del Este, Uruguay, from 23 to 25 November 2022

Highlights: The third meeting of the Plastic Waste Partnership working group is being organized in collaboration with the Basel and Stockholm conventions Regional Centre located in Uruguay (BCCC-SCRC Uruguay). Generous financial support has kindly been provided by the European Union and Norway.

Working languages: English

Meeting objectives: The third meeting of the working group, being held back-to-back with the first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, will be an opportunity for the group to take stock of the developments in its project groups and to plan for upcoming activities.  Specifically, the meeting is expected to:

  • discuss working modalities of the PWP, including the membership and financial arrangements;
  • receive updates on key developments of relevance to the work of the PWP;
  • track progress in the implementation of project group workplans and consider available outputs;
  • consider a report on the PWP pilot project programme;
  • develop the PWP working group workplan for the biennium 2024-25;
  • discuss activities that can promote working group cooperation and coordination.

Further information on the PWP is available here.

Meeting documents

  • Working documents
  • Information documents
  • Reference documents

Information for participants

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Information note for participants433.48 K

Contact information

For questions regarding the meeting, please contact Ms. Susan Wingfield ( and Ms. Melisa Lim (

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