This event is organized under the aegis of the UN Ocean Conference, in the framework of the side-events taking place on-site. It is open to all participants to the UN Ocean Conference that have been accredited to attend. The Event focuses on the need for regional cooperation in achieving Goal 14, as well as on the efforts that have already been made. At the core of the event are the 13 Overseas Countries and Territories of the European Union.
The event will take place on Friday 1 July, 16:00-17:15 in the Interactive Dialogue Room inside the Conference venue, the Altice Arena. It will be in English and, unfortunately, no interpretation will be available. Due to conditions imposed by the host, this will be an in-person event only (it will not be webstreamed or recorded).
Part I – Keynote speakers
Hon. Heremoana Maamaatuaiahutapu, French Polynesia Minister for Culture, Environment and Marine Resources, OCTA Representative
Mr Henry PUNA, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum
Part II – Panel Discussion
Mr Christophe Misseli, Senior Advisor for Marine Resources to French Polynesia Minister of environment, culture and Marine resources, OCTA Representative
Ms Kate Brown, Executive Director of the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA)
Mr Romain Riollet, Head of the Energy Unit within the Department of Sustainable Development, Expertise France
Mr Ahab Downer, Director for the EU funded Green Overseas Programme
Part III – Q&A