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News

19 February 2017 - Informal consultations on the “Call for Action” zero draft will be held on 7, 9, 20 and 21 March in New York.

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18 February 2017 - The ENB summary and analysis of the Preparatory Meeting for The Ocean Conference held on 15-16 February 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York is now available.

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17 February 2017 - Guidelines for organizing side events and a request form are now available on the Conference website.

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Events

UN Headquarters, Conference Room 11

Watch the video recording of this side event here 

Event Date:
14/02/2017 -
13:15 to 14:30
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Focus: How to finance a sustainable ocean economy. Organized by The Economist.

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22/02/2017 - 03:45 to 24/02/2017 - 12:45
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High-level representatives of the Baltic Sea countries and EU ​meet to discuss the SDGs.

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28/02/2017 - 04:00
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14 LIFE BELOW WATER

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Country Action

Indonesia

Indonesia - The Indonesian Waste Platform (IWP) was established in October 2015 as a 'hub' connecting stakeholders who are involved in solutions on land-based and marine-based waste from a

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Cuba

Natural solutions to sustainability challenges in Cuba: The Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago lies at the heart of the broader Sabana-Camagüey Ecosystem (SCE). 

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Belitung is a small archipelago situated on the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. It comprises one main island and several small islands, and is part of Bangka Belitung Islands Province.

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Videos

Watch the livestream of the high-level panel side event in the margins of the Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference (15-16 February 2017) at UN Headquarters in New York.

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Inspirational video by H.E Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly, of why the Ocean Conference to be held in New York from 5-9 June 2017 is so important.

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We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.

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Documents

Policy brief offering 3 key recommendations: Develop a registry of ocean commitments; Establish regional partnerships for sustainable oceans and Prepare a global thematic review for the oceans.

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Published by UNEP's World Conservation Monitoring Centre as a supplement to the Ocean Data Viewer.

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