Ocean Action Hub

Wednesday, 7 June, 10-11:30 AM

Venue: German Ocean Pavilion, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, 871 United Nations Plaza, New York

Presentation of a new Ocean Knowledge-Action Network (Ocean KAN), a partnership between Future Earth, the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and the World Climate Research Programme — uniting researchers and stakeholders over making science more relevant and impactful.

 An introduction to the Ocean Knowledge Action Network - an innovative, multi-stakeholder platform to stimulate and accelerate new partnerships for knowledge generation and implementation in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

There will be a short introduction from the organisers followed by a panel of stakeholders and scientific experts to discuss the knowledge needed from research to catalyse transformation to a sustainable ocean.

Following the panel discussion, there will be breakfast and networking opportunity for participants to meet each other and discuss partnerships for the Ocean KAN.

Participants will include:

  • Wendy Broadgate, Future Earth Global hub director;
  • Marie-Alexandrine Sicre, president of the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR);
  • Salvatore Aricò, Head of the Ocean Science Section at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC);
  • Ellen Bruno, Chair of Seas At Risk and James Fahn, Executive Director of Internews’ Earth Journalism Network.

More information: https://oceanconference.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=20000&nr=2404&me...

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Wednesday, 7 June, 2017 - 10:00
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