Zonta Club of Dhaka IV leads youth engagement on plastic pollution

The Zonta Club of Dhaka IV, Bangladesh, partnered with EnvAction as an advocate for the Youth Engagement and Policy Action Framework on Plastic Pollution Campaign. EnvAction is a youth-led organization working relentlessly to promote environmental sustainability and take action on the climate crisis.

The nationwide advocacy campaign aims to create a pathway for the plastic movement and policies in the country and create a global stand for Bangladesh in plastic pollution eradication. It will likewise make the first national framework on plastic procedures and build a bridge between 18 groups of stakeholders in the plastic value chain while eradicating 2 tons of plastic from four regions.

The campaign also includes:

  • The first-ever National Policy Dialogue on plastic pollution.
  • Local consultations in major cities.
  • Mobilizing young people for plastic action.
  • Running social media campaigns and competitions.
  • Creating policy briefs for Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) and UN processes.