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One Week to go and We Feature at UN

  Fiji will play a major role next week leading the United Nations Ocean Conference which is being co-presided by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in New York. The conference will
29 May 2017 11:00
One Week to go and We Feature at UN
Voreqe Bainimarama Prime Minister

 

Fiji will play a major role next week leading the United Nations Ocean Conference which is being co-presided by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in New York.

The conference will focus on the Sustainable Development Goal 14-Conserving and sustainably using the Oceans.

The Fijian delegates led by Mr Bainimarama leave for the conference on Friday.

Fiji has played a key role in initiating the Conference and the focus.

Here’s an example of how big and embracing the conference is. It’s the programme for Day One.

 

 

Programme for UN Ocean Conference:

Monday June 5:

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

General Assembly Hall, UNHQ

Plenary Meeting

Official meeting

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Partnership Dialogue 1 – Addressing marine pollution

Official meeting

SIDE EVENTS

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

Interconnections Among the SDGs as a Force Multiplier for Implementation Of SDG14

Side Event

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Conference Room A, UNHQ

Deep-sea science for sustainable development

Side Event

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Current regional scientific knowledge and research gaps in the Americas to inform policy towards implementation of national action plans

Side Event

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Conference Room 12, UNHQ

IUU Tuna Traceability Declaration Launch

Side Event

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Conference Room A, UNHQ

Financing for the Blue Economy in Small Island Developing States

Side Event

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Conference Room 12, UNHQ

The Blue Pacific – Our Sea of Islands, Our Livelihoods, Our Oceania: Achieving SDG14 through effective implementation of Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Policy

Side Event

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

An Ocean without history? The importance of Underwater Cultural Heritage

Side Event

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Islands of Inspiration, Oceans of Opportunity Delivering on SDG 14: Building Partnerships for Sustainable Development

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Building Blue Partnerships for Advancing Global Ocean Governance

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Conference Room 12, UNHQ

Towards a sustainable blue future: Fiscal incentives to achieve SDG 14

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

Regular Process Side Event

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Conference Room A, UNHQ

Oceans and Migration

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Conference Room 7, UNHQ

Marine Pollution: A Critical Challenge (and Opportunity) for Sustainable Development

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Conference Room 1, UNHQ

Adopting the Blue Economy: A viable path to Sustainable Development in Small Island Developing States Combined with Promoting the transition to Blue Growth and Blue Economy in Small Island Developing States and least developed countries

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Trusteeship Council, UNHQ

High-level dialogue on Oceans and Small Island States

Side Event

1:15 PM – 2:30 PM

ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ

Implementing Agenda 2030 – Initiating Global Action on Ghost Gear

Side Event

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Conference Room A, UNHQ

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport (GPST): Maritime Transport and the future of the Sustainable Oceans Economy

Side Event

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

The Belize Model for Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries; a partnership success story

Side Event

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Mobilizing efforts to tackle Marine Debris: internationally, nationally and right here at United Nations Headquarters

Side Event

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Conference Room 12, UNHQ

Healers of our Ocean: Asia-Pacific women leading ocean action to achieve SDG14 – how can we learn from them?

Side Event

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

UN Church Centre, UNHQ

Black Guardians of the Sea: The Eco-theology of Our Oceans Film Screening and Discussion

Side Event

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Conference Room A, UNHQ

Women and Girls in Science for Ocean

Side Event

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Conference Room 12, UNHQ

Economie bleue et la biodiversité marine

Side Event

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

Achieving the SDGs: protecting, restoring and managing marine and coastal ecosystems

Side Event

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Conference Room 6, UNHQ

3 R as the Basis for Moving Towards Zero Plastic Waste in Coastal and Marine Environment

Side Event

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

Conference Room 1, UNHQ

Rebuilding Fisheries for People and the Environment

Side Event

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

Conference Room 11, UNHQ

Regional cooperation to promote the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific and support the achievement of SDG 14

Side Event

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Sonic Sea: screening of the acclaimed documentary on ocean noise pollution

Side Event

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM

Conference Room 7, UNHQ

The Role of Parliamentarians in protecting the oceans and implementing SDG14

Side Event

6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Conference Room 12, UNHQ

Ocean acidification: what can we do about it?

Side Event

6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Conference Room A, UNHQ

Building Disciplines on Fisheries Subsidies: Progress and Prospects

Side Event

6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

UN Oceans Side Event: “Supporting the implementation of the ocean-related targets in the 2030 Agenda”

Side Event

6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Forgotten Fisheries: New commitments and partnerships for sustainable small-scale fisheries

OTHER EVENTS

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Conference Room 4, UNHQ

World Environment Day

 

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