Can we achieve SDG 14 without looking upstream? Starting at the source to save the sea
Thursday, 8 June 2017
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Side Event

Can we achieve sustainable economic development on land and in river basins while reducing the negative impacts on coastal and ocean ecosystems from land-based activities? This side event will showcase experiences dealing with resource flows from “source to sea”. The ambition is to learn how source-to-sea measures can be supported by nations and regional organizations in a broader economic perspective to achieve SDG 14. Read the full programme here.

Hosted by: the Government of Sweden, co-presidents of The Ocean Conference, and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM)
Co-organizers: Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), Action Platform on Source to Sea Management/ SIWI, the Government of Germany, Swedish Chemicals Agency, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.