GWP at UNESCO Oceans Conference

Posted: 2010-04-25

GWP Executive Secretary and Chair of GWP Mediterranean will participate in the Fifth Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts and Islands, May 3-7 in Paris, France. The Global Oceans Conference 2010 is hosted by UNESCO and the Government of France and provides a major opportunity for all sectors of the global oceans community to make progress in advancing the global oceans agenda.

The conference will feature presentations and structured discussions among all sectors on three major and interlinked conference themes: Ensuring Survival, Preserving Life and Improving Governance.

GWP Executive Secretary Ania Grobicki is taking part in the Policy Conference as a Key Speaker in Plenary Panel 2 – Moving Forward from the Copenhagen Accord: Implications for Oceans, Coasts and Island States. The panel will address major issues in mitigation, adaptation, and financing in the Post-Copenhagen Climate Regime. 

The Chair of GWP Mediterranean, Professor Michael Scoullos, is a panelist in Session 25 - Toward an Improved Governance of the Mediterranean Sea – organized by the IUCN Specialists Group. The objective of the panel is to bring together experts in marine science, law and governance from the Mediterranean region to highlight and critically discuss the key issues posing a challenge to the optimal governance of the Mediterranean Sea.

 More information is found on the Global Oceans website

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