Supporting Event for the 2020 Arctic Plastic Symposium in Reykjavík, Iceland
Co-hosted by the Arctic Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Wilson's Center Polar Institute, and Iceland's Chairmanship in the Arctic Council
30–31 October 2019
Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Belfer Center’s Arctic Initiative and the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute co-hosted a workshop with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at Harvard Kennedy School entitled, Policy and Action on Plastic in the Arctic Ocean. The event convened global thought leaders, diverse stakeholders, and subject matter experts to begin developing a framework for tackling Arctic marine plastic pollution as one of the focus areas for the Icelandic Chairmanship.