The Ocean Conference
OUR OCEANS, OUR FUTURE: PARTNERING FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 14
5 - 9 June, 2017, New York
Stakeholder engagement
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Commit to SDG 14
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Preparatory meeting, 15-16 Feb 2017
The President of the General Assembly will convene a two-day preparatory meeting, on 15-16 February 2017, at United Nations Headquarters in New York
Sustainable Development Goal 14
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Ocean Action Hub
LEARN, ENGAGE AND ACT FOR THE OCEAN CONFERENCE
Voluntary Commitments
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Preparatory Meeting
15-16 February 2017, at UN Headquarters in New York, to consider the themes for the partnerships dialogues and elements for a "Call for Action".
SG's Background Note
The note, including a proposal for the themes of the partnerships dialogues for the Conference, will be considered by the preparatory meeting.
About
The Ocean Conference aims to be the game changer that will reverse the decline in the health of our ocean for people, planet and prosperity. It will be solutions-focused with engagement from all.
Registration
Now open to States Members of the UN, members of specialized agencies and parties to the UNCLOS, IGOs, associate members of the regional commissions, UN system, NGOs and other major groups as well as other relevant stakeholders, and media.
Events
Calendar of relevant Ocean Conference events sponsored by Governments, IGOs, UN system, as well as major groups and other stakeholders.
Stakeholder Engagement
The Conference and its preparatory meeting will be open to a broad range of stakeholders, including major groups and all other relevant actors.
LEARN, ENGAGE AND ACT FOR THE OCEAN CONFERENCE
The Ocean Action Hub provides resources, tools, information, and knowledge on oceans issues to help you get engaged on ocean action in your country, business, group or community.
Side events
Side events sponsored by Governments, IGOs, UN system, as well as major groups and other stakeholders, will be organized in the margins of the official meetings.
Webcast
Click here to watch the webcast of the Preparatory Meeting
Featured Photo
Photos from the opening of the Preparatory Meeting
Promo video
"The ocean is the source of the oxygen we breathe..."
News & Media
19 Feb 2017 - Summary by IISDRDS: Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference
17 Feb 2017 - Nurturing young scientists in developing countries aboard the Nansen
16 Feb 2017 - Towards the Ocean Conference - Safety at sea in the fisheries sector
15 Feb 2017 - Press Release - UN calls for commitments to safeguard the world’s oceans ahead of first major conference
14 Feb 2017 - Hi-level event underscores urgency and importance of conserving oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
26 Jan 2017 - SIDS Private Sector Important Stakeholders for United Nations’ The Ocean Conference
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