SDG 14: Enhancing ocean literacy - Regional Forum 2022
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Session 2 SDG 14: Enhancing ocean literacy and the sustainable development of regional seas
Scenario Opening remarks :
  • Mr. Bruno Maggy G. Pozzi, Director, Europe Office, UNEP
Moderation :
  • Ms. Ana Luiza M. Thompson Flores, Director, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe
15:00 – 15:15 Opening 15:15 – 16:40 Roundtable on "Enhancing ocean literacy and the sustainable development of regional seas" (presentations followed by Q&A) - Integrating the ecosystem approach into MSP in the Adriatic sub-basin
  • Ms. Ivana Stojanovic, Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism, Montenegro, Focal Point of the Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) and National Coordinator of the GEF Adriatic project in Montenegro
- Network of European Blue Schools
  • Ms. Ana Noronha, Executive Director of Ciência Viva (Portugal)
- EU4Ocean Coalition for Ocean Literacy - Connecting diverse Organizations, Projects and People
  • Mr. Pierre Strosser, Environmental economist and director of ACTeon (France)
- Science Monitoring and Reliable Telecommunications (SMART) Subsea Cables : Observing the Global Ocean for Climate Monitoring and Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Mr. Manuel da Costa Cabral, Consultant, ANACOM (Portugal)
- Blue Economy in Greece
  • Mr. Nikolaos Mavrakis, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Greece, UNEP/MAP Focal Point
  16:40 – 16:55 Discussion on lessons learned and the future opportunities Co-facilitators : UNESCO (focal point - Ms. Francesca Santoro) and UNEP (focal point - Mr. Mahir Aliyev)   16:55 – 17:00 Concluding remarks and closing of the event