9th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC)

United Nations Environment Programme ; Enviromental Education and Training Unit (2017-09-12)

Organized by UN Environment in collaboration with Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), the workshop showcased the recent national plastic carrier bags ban introduced by the Government of Kenya, including the use, manufacture and import of any plastic bags in the country. The event explored the education initiatives that accompanied the ban and discussed their impact on public opinion, uptake and media coverage. The ban is also in line with SDG 12 – Responsible Production and Consumption Patterns.

Event document