5 Jun 2017 - UNDP co-organized this side event with the Government of Grenada and the OECD.
Financing for the ‘Blue Economy’ and sustainable development in Small Island Development States; and protecting coastal ecosystems". UNDP side event was represented by Magdy Martínez-Solimán is Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, and UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. The Oceans Conference (5-9 June at UNHQ). © UNDP / Freya Morales
Speakers included H.E. Ms. Keisha A. McGuire, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations, H.E. Dr. Angus Friday, Ambassador of Grenada to the United States of America, Douglas Frantz, Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD and Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Director, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS), UNDP.
Panelists included Meg Caldwell, Deputy Director - Oceans, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, United States, Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President, Financing environment, climate action and circular economy, European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg, John Virdin, Director of the Ocean and Coastal Policy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University, United States and Charles Goddard, executive director of The Economist’s World Ocean Summit, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
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