‘Global emergency’: What to expect from the UN’s ocean conference

In a bumper year for ocean governance events, the UN Ocean Conference will convene in Lisbon next week. ENDS Europe looks at the EU’s ambitions for the meeting, and whether it will uphold its “pioneer” role in global ocean policy

by Laura Cole
Sperm whale plays with plastic waste
high on the European Commission’s agenda will be continuing negotiations towards a global agreement on plastic pollution by 2024 (Photo by Reinhard Dirscherl/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

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