As part of the workplan of the EU funded WES project, a Regional Training on “Understanding better microplastics and identifying how to address the issue” (RE-2-REG) will be organised via three on-line sessions.
The three training sessions (approx. 3 hours each; 9 hours in total) will be held on:
Thursday 12 May 2022
Module 1: Understanding the issue of microplastics in the marine environment: amounts, types, sources, effects and monitoring approaches.
Tuesday 24 May 2022
Module 2: Understanding the issue of primary microplastics: impacts, existing measures and the way forward.
Thursday 2 June 2022
Module 3: Understanding the issue of secondary microplastics: impacts, existing measures and the way forward.
The purpose of this Regional Training is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the problematic of microplastics, what the current initiatives are, and provide tools so that policy makers and other stakeholders can address the issue.