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5-9 June 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York

Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Fisheries for Human Well-being

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Panelists during the Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Fisheries for Human Well-being side event.

The Ocean Conference The event “Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Fisheries for Human Well-being,” co-organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Fisheries Agency of Japan, took place on 9 June 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Representatives of governments, scientific institutes, international organizations and civil society discussed ways to harmonize and coordinate efforts taking place in biodiversity and fisheries so as to ensure the convergence of the two agendas for the achievement of their mutual objectives.

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Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Fisheries for Human Well-being
Presented by the CBD Secretariat and the Fisheries Agency of Japan

Vivienne Solís Rivera, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers and Indigenous People and Local Communities Conservation Areas Consortium
Jihyun Lee, CBD Secretariat
Wataru Tanoue, the Fisheries Agency of Japan
Kim Friedman, FAO
Jack Rice, Fisheries Experts Group of the IUCN Commission of Ecosystem Management (IUCN-CEM-FEG)
Joseph Appiott, CBD Secretariat
Johán H. Williams, Norway
Serge Garcia, IUCN-CEM-FEG
Panel (L-R): Johán H. Williams, Norway; Wataru Tanoue, the Fisheries Agency of Japan; Joseph Appiott, CBD Secretariat; Jack Rice, IUCN-CEM-FEG; Serge Garcia, IUCN-CEM-FEG; Jihyun Lee, CBD Secretariat; Kim Friedman, FAO; and Vivienne Solís Rivera, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers and Indigenous People and Local Communities Conservation Areas Consortium.
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