International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region

21-23 April 2020 at Reykjavik, Iceland

Symposium postponed to 28-30 September 2020

The Government of Iceland in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers is hosting an International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region in April 2020 in connection with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

The International Symposium will focus on scientific knowledge of the problem and the best practices to deal with the huge challenge of plastics in the Arctic. In this way the symposium is expected to build a foundation of science and deliver information and advice for decision makers.

The symposium is furthermore expected to contribute to the Arctic Council’s work on plastic litter during the Icelandic Chairmanship.

Taking part from the Changing Arctic Ocean: