Side Events

Side events sponsored by Member States, UN system and other Inter-Governmental Organizations as well as Major Groups and other stakeholders, will be organized at the UN Headquarters in New York in the margins of the official meetings of the Ocean Conference and its Preparatory Meeting to allow space for sharing experiences and provide alternative opportunities for dialogue. The side events will be coordinated and managed by the Conference Secretariat.

Side Events during the Preparatory Meeting

Side events took place from 14 to 16 February 2017 at UN Headquarters. Please click here for the programme of side events which were held during the Preparatory Meeting.

Side events during the Conference

Side events will be organized from 5 to 9 June 2017 in the margins of the official meetings. Please click here for guidelines & request form for organizers of side events to be held during the Ocean Conference. Please note that the deadline for proposals is 31 March 2017.