Become a member
Members of the High Ambition Coalition (HAC) to End Plastic Pollution commit to an overarching political vision to end plastic pollution by 2040 as well as the three strategic global goals and seven deliverables for success in this regard. The High Ambition Coalition now has 56 Members: Rwanda, Norway, Canada, Peru, Germany, Senegal, Georgia, Republic of Korea, UK, Switzerland, Portugal, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Costa Rica, Iceland, Ecuador, France, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Ghana, Monaco, Slovenia, the United Arab Emirates, Republic of Ireland, Seychelles, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Cabo Verde, Burkina Faso, Australia, Azerbaijan, Colombia, Austria, Greenland, Jordan, Panama, Mali, New Zealand, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Cook Islands, Mexico, Guinea, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Maldives, Federated States of Micronesia, Nigeria, Romania, Gabon, Japan, Mauritius and the European Union.
HAC members will work together to mobilize countries to take decisive action and undertake joint work to identify essential elements and fill knowledge gaps with the aim to further develop ambitious and science-based input on possible objectives, targets, policies, standards and mechanisms to inform the intergovernmental negotiations towards an ambitious treaty to End Plastic Pollution.
See concept note for more information (English | French | Spanish).
To join the HAC to End Plastic Pollution, a Note Verbale or signed letter to the Co-Chairs (Norway and Rwanda: H.E. Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, the Minister of Environment of Rwanda & H.E. Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway.) expressing support for the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution, including its common ambition to end plastic pollution by 2040, global strategic goals, key deliverables for success and Ministerial joint statements, should be emailed to Erlend.Arneson.Haugen@mfa.no, with copy to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
The HAC to End Plastic Pollution is an intergovernmental coalition, therefore at the moment it is only open for countries to join.
Dr Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, Minister of Environment of the Republic of Rwanda and Co-Chair of the HAC to End Plastic Pollution
Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway and Co-Chair of the HAC to End Plastic Pollution
Solomon Pavliashvili, Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, Minister of State for the Pacific and the International Environment, United Kingdom of Great Britain
Maisa Rojas, Minister for the Environment of Chile
Duarte Cordeiro, Minister of Environment and Climate Action of Portugal
Lea Wermelin, Minister of Environment of Denmark
Annika Strandhäll, Minister for Climate and the Environment of Sweden
Maria Ohisalo, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change of Finland
Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Canada
Ms. Bérangère Couillard, Minister of State for Ecology of France
Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mackay, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru
Christian Guillermet, Vice-Minister of Multilateral Affairs of Costa Rica
Zakia Khattabi, Minister for Climate, Environment, Sustainable Development and Green Deal of Belgium