Oceans in the 2030 Agenda: The role of Regional Governance

Tue, 06/06/2017

Side event at the United Nations "The Ocean Conference" | 5-9 June 2017 | New York

The governments of Germany and Sweden, together with the United Nations Environment Programme and in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), and TMG – Think Tank for Sustainability are organizing a one day side event on the role of regional ocean governance for delivering SDG 14.

Participants from a variety of regions will discuss and identify innovative solutions through which countries and competent organisations could work together towards the harmonised and cross-sectoral implementation of SDG 14.This side event will be organized as an integral part of the UN Ocean Conference and concluding messages will be reported back to the conference.

Confirmed speakers include Secretary of State for the Environment of Germany Gunther Adler, Minister for the Environment of Sweden Karolina Skog, and Executive Director of UN Environment Erik Solheim. For high level decision-makers and experts on ocean governance.


Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations

See the programme here.