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Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Special Events at the Ocean Conference

Our Oceans, Our Future: Partnering for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14

5-9 June 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York

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The Ocean Conference The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is collaborating with Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations to contribute to the Ocean Conference by organizing various side events and a high-level reception (Sustainable Ocean Night).

Through these side/special events, the critical role of marine and coastal biodiversity in achieving SDG 14 (Oceans) will be highlighted. These events will also facilitate sharing on-the-ground experiences, lessons learned, and insights for transformative actions and partnerships, including partnerships through the Sustainable Ocean Initiative.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, will provide web coverage and a briefing note from the following events organized by the Secretariat and its partners:

Date Time Event Location
Mon, 5 June 13:15 to 14:30 Marine Pollution: A critical challenge (and opportunity) for sustainable development [more] Conf. Room 7, UN Conference Building
Tue, 6 June 18:15 to 19:30 Facilitating cross-sectoral regional collaboration to support implementation towards SDG 14: Sustainable Ocean Initiative Global Dialogue with Regional Seas Organizations and Regional Fishery Bodies [more] Conf. Room 7, UN Conference Building
Tue, 6 June 19:30 to 21:30 High-Level Reception on 6 June — “Sustainable Ocean Night: Biodiversity for the Future We Want” [more] South Dining Room, UN Headquarters
Wed, 7 June 18:15 to 19:30 Strengthening national capacity and empowering indigenous peoples and local communities to accelerate implementation towards SDG 14: Sustainable Ocean Initiative Capacity Development Platform [more] Conf. Room 7, UN Conference Building
Thu, 8 June 11:00 to 12:30 Ecologically or biologically significant marine areas: special places to accelerate implementation towards SDG 14 [more] Conf. Room 6, UN Conference Building
Fri, 9 June 09:00 to 10:30 Mainstreaming biodiversity in fisheries for human well-being [more] Conf. Room 6, UN Conference Building

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