Outcomes of APEC Stakeholder Meeting on Improving Data and Coordination and Developing New Partnerships

Ocean Conservancy and the Trash Free Seas Alliance partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of State to host a two-day stakeholder meeting, focused on improving data and coordination and developing new partnerships for reducing marine debris in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region. This is a summary of the meeting attended by approximately 80 participants from government, academia, civil society organizations multilateral development banks, impact investors, consumer goods companies, resin producers, waste treatment technology providers and others who attended the 2018 Our Ocean Conference in Indonesia.