Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries

Workshop to Establish GloLitter Partnerships Project Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to reduce Marine Plastic Litter

30/11/2021 - 30/11/2021

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) are organizing a digital workshop aiming to bring together key international private actors to become GloLitter GIA members and address the issue of marine plastic litter from sea-based sources, in particular within the shipping and fishing sectors.

During the workshop companies will have a space to discuss challenges and opportunities in their industry related to marine plastic litter and how to address these through GIA interventions.


    • 09:00-09:10: Welcome and Introductions

    • 09:10-09:15: Jose Matheickal, Chief of Department of Partnerships and Projects at IMO

    • 09:15-09:30: GloLitter Partnerships Presentation

    • 09:30-09:50: Examples of Industry Projects dealing with Sea-based Marine Plastic Litter

    • 09:50-10:25: Group Discussions

    • 10:25-10:50: Plenary Session

    • 10:50-11:00: Establishing GIA: Next steps & Closing remarks

Registration is open to any private sector company here.