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International Conference: Antarctica Today and Tomorrow

29 June 2017 | Paris, France

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Antarctica Today and Tomorrow ‘Antarctica Today and Tomorrow’ will be hosted in Paris, France, on 29 June 2017, by the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC). Participants will address the environmental challenges facing Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, and discuss the opportunity presented by the creation of an East Antarctic Marine Protected Area.

The event will feature three roundtables titled: thirty years on – from the Wellington Convention to the Madrid Protocol; the Antarctic and Southern ocean in a changing environment; and marine protected areas in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean. The one-day event will conclude with a closing ceremony.

The meeting is convening in partnership between the Oceanographic Institute/Albert I Prince of Monaco Foundation, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and the ASOC.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, will provide a summary report in English and French from the International Conference: Antarctica Today and Tomorrow, on Saturday, 1 July 2017.

Funding for coverage of the International Conference: Antarctica Today and Tomorrow, has been provided by The Varda Group