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NZ Institute of International Affairs, Wellington - 'Plastic Diplomacy' for Island Nations

  • Victoria University of Wellington Lecture Theatre 2, Rutherford House Wellington New Zealand (map)

Maui’s Ark founder Stephen Harris will share insights from 10 months driving international collaboration to stem the tide of marine plastics pollution in his role as Special Representative of the Commonwealth Clean Ocean Alliance. What challenges for global diplomacy are posed by this environmental consequence that respects no borders - and reflects our modern consumer and industrial model?