23 October 2019

07.30
to 08.30

Science based actions for sustainable ocean

Institute of Marine Research and Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Masanori Kobayashi

17.30
to 18.30

Small-scale fisheries and aquaculture: the human faces of an inclusive and sustainable Blue Economy

Rare, Bloomberg, Directorate General for Maritime Policy of Portugal, Carnegie Endowment, Monterey Bay Aquarium, European Commission, FAO, ACP

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Josh Madeira

17.30
to 18.30

Climate Change & the Ocean: Charting a Resilient Path Forward

Government of Chile, Environmental Defense Fund, Walton Family Foundation, Nippon Foundation, FAO.

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Tim Fitzgerald

17.30
to 18.30

Science, Policy and Finance to solve Ocean Plastic

Circulate Capital, Ocean Conservancy, National Geographic Society

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: April Crow

17.30
to 18.30

Valuing Fish- Addressing Crime along the Fisheries Value Chain

UNODC and FAO

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Olga Kuzmianok

17.30
to 18.30

Ending Harmful Fisheries Subsidies by 2020: Exploring the Impacts of Fisheries Subsidies and Potential Reform

Pew, IISD, HLP

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Isabel Jarrett

24 October 2019

07.30
to 08.30

The Need for Transparency in Global Fisheries Governance

Environmental Justice Foundation, Oceana, The Nature Conservancy, Pew Charitable Trusts, WWF, Global Fishing Watch, Trygg Mat Tracking.

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Sophia Scherer

07.30
to 08.30

Understanding Climate Security and Ocean Risks: New tools and research for priority action in developing coastal states and communities

Stimson Center, AXA XL, Sasakawa Peace Foundation’s Ocean Policy Research Institute

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Sally Yozell

07.30
to 08.30

Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (OECMs): spatial delivery for the ecosystem approach to marine fisheries management.

IUCN (Commission on Ecosystem Management, Fisheries Expert Group) FAO, CBD

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Despina Symons Pirovolidou

07.30
to 08.30

Ellen Macarthur Foundation’s New Plastic Economy Global Commitment; What’s Next

Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UNEP and incl. major industry players and governments.

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Eline Boon

16.30
to 18.00

From Designation to Implementation: Key Lessons and Essential Elements in Effective Management of Newly Created MPAs

Wildlife Conservation Society, Blue Marine Foundation, Waitt Institute

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Jason Patlis

16.30
to 18.30

Addressing the ghosts in our oceans – solutions to tackling lost and abandoned fishing gear at scale including circular economy business opportunities.

Global Ghost Gear Initiative, NTNU

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Ingrid Giskes

16.30
to 18.00

Blue Food: Placing Aquatic Foods at the Centre of a Sustainable and Healthy Future

Friends of Ocean Action

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Sophie Wood, Maria Westin

16.30
to 18.00

Forging Transformative Partnerships towards the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)

IOC-UNESCO

Clarion Hotel The HubContact: Julian Barbière

Please note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the conference.