Festival to End Plastic Pollution

Dates: April 27, 2019 - April 27, 2019

Location: Antigua and Barbuda

The President of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, met with H.E. Mr. Gaston Browne, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. They discussed the launch of their new campaign to end plastic pollution and the issues affecting middle-income countries, specifically small island developing states. The highlight of the plastics campaign will be a festival to be held in Antigua and Barbuda on 27 April 2019. Antigua and Barbuda is the first country in the Caribbean to ban single-use plastics.