By invitation

UN Ocean Conference: partnering for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14

From 05th of June 2017 to 09th of June 2017, New York (Etats-Unis)

Initiated by Fiji and Sweden, the United Nations Conference on the Implementation of the Ocean SDG (SDG 14) will take place in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017.

It will bring together representatives of states, international organisations, research centers, foundations, donors, NGOs and the private sector - all concerned with the future of the marine environment.

Organized around plenary sessions, partnership dialogues focused on the different targets of the SDG 14 and side events, the conference will lead to the adoption of a "Call to action", to a report summarizing the partnership dialogues and a list of voluntary commitments for the implementation of the Ocean SDG.

>> Conference website

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Side events co-organised by IDDRI:

>> "Oceans in the 2030 Agenda: the role of regional governance"
Tuesday, 6 June from 9.30 am to 5 pm at the German Mission to the United Nations

An event organised by the German Ministry of Environment, the Swedish Ministry of the Environment and the United Nations Environment Program, in partnership with IDDRI and IASS.
Speeches by Teresa Ribera and Julien Rochette.

With : Gunther Adler (Secretary of State for the Environment, Germany), João Aguiar Machado (European Commissioner, Director-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries), Didier Dogley (Minister of the Environment, Republic of Seychelles and President of the Nairobi Convention), Karolina Skog (Minister for the Environment, Sweden), Erik Solheim (Director, UNEP

>> side event programme
>> the side event on the conference website

>> "Towards a regional strategy to combat pollution from offshore oil and gas activities in Western Africa"
Friday, 9 June, from 1.15 pm to 2.30 pm, Conference Room 12

An event organised by IDDRI, the Secretariat of the Abidjan Convention, the Regional Partnership for Coastal and Marine Conservation in West Africa (PRCM), the MAVA Foundation and the Republic of Senegal.

>> the side event on the conference website

Part of the IDDRI team at the Conference