UNEA III- Towards a Pollution Free Planet

UNEP is working on the preparation of a background report for the next UNEA III: “Towards a Pollution Free Planet”, to be held in Nairobi from 4 to 6 December 2017.

This is the proposed structure of the report:
• Introduction
• Section 1- Evidence of a polluted planet: the science, impacts and economic costs
– Air; marine and coastal; land and soil; freshwater; cross-cutting sources: chemicals and waste
– Economic costs
• Section 2- A Pollution Free Planet: Agenda 2030 and Multilateral Environmental
– Opportunities for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustainable
Development Goals
– The pollution mandates of the Environmental Agreements
– Multiple benefits of actions
– Towards a strengthened multi-stakeholder governance
• Section 3- A Framework for Transition to a Pollution Free Planet
– Gaps
– Principles
– Key system wide areas of change (transformative actions and enablers)
– Targeted interventions
• Conclusion

Source: UNEP

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