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Op-Ed: How the United Nations could avoid silencing voices during Plastic Treaty negotiations

Without consideration of the public and experts from the most affected and vulnerable regions, a global Plastics Treaty cannot meaningfully resolve the crisis.

In March 2022, 175 countries came together in an agreement to begin negotiations on a global treaty to address the plastic crisis.

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