The Marine Regions Forum 2019 will provide a major opportunity for key stakeholders from the world’s different marine regions to highlight the best solutions for achieving a healthy ocean. The Marine Regions Forum 2019 aims to develop clear recommendations, catalyse actionable outputs, and build partnerships for stronger regional ocean governance, making a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The outcomes of the Marine Regions Forum 2019 will feed into key ocean governance policy processes both regionally and globally, in particular the 2020 UN Ocean Conference.
The conference will, amongst others, cover the following issues:
• How can the marine regions take action against marine litter?
• What ocean-based solutions can help combat climate change?
• What challenges and solutions lie ahead in protecting the high seas?
• How can we strengthen marine protected areas to safeguard biodiversity and livelihoods?
• What is the value of indigenous knowledge in science-policy processes?
Press contacts in Germany:
Sabine Letz email@example.com
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS, Potsdam)
Phone: +49 (0)331 288 22-479
Contact presse en France:
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Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI, Paris)
Phone: + 33 6 03 26 93 57
The Marine Regions Forum 2019 will be hosted by the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the European Commission (EC) together with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and the Think Tank for Sustainability (TMG).
Information on participating / attending:
Participation is by invitation only. Journalists can register with the respective press officers.
09/30/2019 10:00 - 10/02/2019 16:30
Vienna House Andel’s Berlin
Landsberger Allee 106
Tel.: +49 30 453 053 0
Journalists, Scientists and scholars
Environment / ecology, Oceanology / climate
Types of events:
Conference / symposium / (annual) conference, Presentation / colloquium / lecture, Press conferences
Presse und Kommunikation
Event is free:
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event64035
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