Events

Sixth International Marine Debris Conference
In the Wake of the Tsunami: New Urgency to an Old Problem
October 14 – 17, 2013
East-West Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
www.6imdc.org

The first African Summit on Marine Debris will take place during World Environmental Week and on World Ocean Day, 6 – 8 June 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa.
www.plasticsinfo.co.za/default.asp?CPH_ID=2073

The Waste Free Oceans Foundation will celebrate a conference on the 24th of May 2013 in Bruges, Belgium “Green Paper on Plastic Waste & Marine Litter” during the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) Annual Meeting.
www.wastefreeoceans.eu
www.wastefreeoceans.eu/uploads/richeditor/files/Save%20the%20date%20Bruges.pdf

III Congresso dos Mares da Lusofonia
Rio de Janeiro, 20 a 23 de Maio de 2013
www.imlusofonia.org/index.php/agenda/eventos/358-iii-cong-2013

VII Congresso sobre Planeamento e Gestão das Zonas Costeiras dos Países de Expressão Portuguesa
17 a 23 de Maio de 2013, Maputo, Moçambique
www.aprh.pt/ZonasCosteiras2013

International Conference on Prevention and Management of Marine Litter in European Seas
Berlin April 10-12, 2013
www.marine-litter-conference-berlin.info

Brussels, 13th March 2013. SAR is hosting a one day seminar on the topic of marine litter and the role of EU legislation in tackling the problem. The seminar will include presentations on relevant legislation and on the interim findings of a new study commissioned by SAR.
http://www.seas-at-risk.org/news_n2.php?page=581
http://www.seas-at-risk.org/n2_more.php?page=583

Marine Litter: Public and Private Solutions will make a Change towards Blue Growth
Thursday, 7th of March 2013, Brussels, Belgium
www.wastefreeoceans.eu
www.wastefreeoceans.eu/uploads/richeditor/files/WFO%20Conference%20Program.pdf
www.wastefreeoceans.eu/uploads/richeditor/files/WFO%20Conference%20Registration%20Form.docx

Kunststoffe im Meer
Workshop zu Maßnahmen um Einträge von (Kunststoff-) Abfällen von Land in die Meeresumwelt zu vermeiden
Donnerstag, 7.3.2013, Berlin, 9.00 h – 16.30 h
www.oeko.de/aktuelles/dok/1403.php