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WHO:        African Growth Financial institution, United Nations Setting Programme (UNEP), Côte d’Ivoire, The Netherlands

WHAT:       World Setting Day

WHERE:    Côte d’Ivoire

WHEN:      3-5 June 2023  

An estimated 19-23 million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped in lakes, rivers and seas yearly. Discarded single-use plastic harms human well being, the financial system, the setting and threatens sustainable improvement.

Below the theme #BeatPlasticPollution, World Setting Day 2023 gives a possibility to lift the amount on the decision for governments, cities and companies to put money into and implement options to ending plastic air pollution. 

Led by the United Nations Setting Programme (UNEP) and marked yearly on 5 June since 1973, World Setting Day has grown to turn out to be one of many largest international platforms for environmental outreach, with tens of millions of individuals internationally participating to guard the planet. This 12 months it’s hosted by Côte d’Ivoire, in partnership with the Netherlands.

The African Growth Financial institution, based mostly in Abidjan, has lengthy supported Côte d’Ivoire to rejoice World Setting Day. This has a specific resonance this 12 months, on the occasion’s fiftieth anniversary, with Côte d’Ivoire as the worldwide host.

The Financial institution will help a number of actions, similar to seashore cleansing in Grand Bassam on Saturday 3 June, and a panel dialogue and an exhibition of options to plastic air pollution in Abidjan on Monday 5 June.

On Round Financial system, the Financial institution has been selling its Africa Round Financial system Facility (ACEF) and the African Round Financial system Alliance (ACEA).



Saturday, 3 June

Assoyam Seaside Resort, Grand Bassam


Members’ arrival


Welcome Remarks




Seaside cleansing exercise




Monday 5 June

World Setting Day – Latrille Occasion, II Plateaux, Abidjan

09:00 – 10:15

Panel: Sharing experiences on the struggle towards plastic air pollution in Côte d’Ivoire

10:30 – 11:30

Institutional Movie

Official launch of the World Setting Day ceremony

Opening remarks and studying of the Abidjan Declaration on Options to Plastic Air pollution.


  • Jean-Marc YACE, Cocody Mayor
  • Jean-Luc Assi, Minister for the Setting and Sustainable Growth, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Vivianne Heijnen, Minister of Setting, the Netherlands
  • Inger Andersen, Directrice Exécutive, UNEP
  • Kevin Kariuki, Vice President for Energy, Vitality, Local weather & Inexperienced Progress, African Growth Financial institution Group   
  • Musical efficiency by M. Rocky Dawuni, Goodwill Ambassador
  • Patrick Achi, Prime Minister, Côte d’Ivoire.

11:30 – 12:15

Go to to the exhibition stands on options to plastic air pollution

12:15 – 12:30

Assembly with representatives (10 ladies) of plastic waste pickers

12:30 –13:00

Press briefing

14:30 – 16:00

Panel on the round financial system in Africa with a give attention to options to plastic air pollution in Africa

  • Consultant of the ACEA
  • Consultant of MINEDD
  • Consultant of UNEP
  • Consultant of African Growth Financial institution
  • Representatives of ACEA delegation

16:00 – 16:15

Presentation of symbolic awards to 3 exhibiting entrepreneurs:

  • Consultant of the African Round Financial system Alliance
  • Consultant of MINEDD
  • Consultant of UNEP

16:15 – 17:00

Announcement of nationwide technique to fight plastic air pollution by Cote d’Ivoire

All day

Options to Plastic Pollutions Exhibition


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