Ocean Action Hub

TUESDAY, 6 JUNE 2017

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

CONFERENCE ROOM 11, UNHQ

SIDE EVENT TO THE OCEAN CONFERENCE

How are partnerships transforming shipping to achieve SDG 14? 

Lead organiser: Government of Jamaica

Co-organisers: International Maritime Organisation (IMO); UNDP; Global Environment Facility (GEF); Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP); Government of Croatia; Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Marine Biosecurity; Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)

Attend to find out about:

  • Protecting oceans, seas and marine resources from adverse impacts from shipping 
  • Minimising shipping’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions 
  • Addressing the threat of marine invasive organisms 
  • How the Glo-X partnership model can achieve change in a global industry 
  • Strengthening capacity at national and regional level to implement global shipping regulations 

Panelists:

  • Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Peter Brady (Chair), Director General, Maritime Authority of Jamaica 
  • Mrs. Maja Markovčić Kostelac, State Secretary, Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, Croatia 
  • Dr. Stefan Micallef, Director, Marine Environment Division, IMO 
  • Dr. Andrew Hudson, Head, Water & Ocean Governance Programme, Global Environmental Finance Unit, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP 
  • Dr. Chris Severin, International Waters Coordinator, GEF 
  • Mr. Kosi Latu, Director General, SPREP 
  • Dr. Bev MacKenzie, Technical and Policy Director, IMarEST 
  • Mr. Simon Bennett, Director, Policy and External Relations, ICS 

 Download the Side Event Flyer and Programme.

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Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 - 18:15
Publication date: 
31/05/2017
Publication Organisation: 
UNDP
Thematic Area: 
Ocean Conference
Country/ies: 
Jamaica, Croatia
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