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Partnership Dialogues

5 June  3:00-6:00

Partnership Dialogue 1 - Addressing marine pollution

6 June  10:00-1:00

Partnership Dialogue 2 - Managing, protecting, conserving and restoring marine and coastal ecosystems (DG or FI ADG)

3:00-6:00

Partnership Dialogue 3 - Minimizing and addressing ocean acidification

7 June 10:00-1:00

Partnership Dialogue 4 - Making fisheries sustainable (FI-ADG)

3:00-6:00

Partnership Dialogue 5 - Increasing economic benefits to SIDS and LDCs and providing access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets (DG)

8 June  10:00-1:00

World Oceans Day (DG)

3:00-6:00

Partnership Dialogue 6 - Increasing scientific knowledge, and developing research capacity and transfer of marine technology

9 June  10:00-1:00

Partnership Dialogue 7 - Enhancing the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Side Events

5 June
13:15-14:30

Adopting the blue economy: a viable path to sustainable development in Small Island Developing States +
Promoting the transition to blue growth and blue economy in Small Island Developing States and Least Developing Countries 

5 June
13:15-14:30

Marine Pollution: A critical challenge (and opportunity) for sustainable development

5 June
13:15-14:45

How multi-stakeholder partnerships and credible certification support SDG 14 – The case of GSSI

5 June
15:00-16:30

Healers of our Ocean: Asia-Pacific women leading
ocean action to achieve SDG14

5 June
18:15-19:30 

Rebuilding Fisheries for People and the Environment

5 June
18:15-19:30 

Supporting the implementation of the ocean-related targets in the 2030 Agenda 

5 June
18:15-17:30 

The forgotten fisheries: New commitments and partnerships for sustainable small-scale fisheries 

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6 June
AM early

An off-site event hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies (Michael Bloomberg) to showcase the Vibrant Oceans Initiative approach

6 June
8:45-10:00

UNCTAD Breakfast

6 June
10:00-11:15

Ocean in the 2030 Agenda: The role of Ocean Governance.
Session 1: Advancing regional partnerships for SDG 14 implementation

6 June 
13:15-14:30

IUU and Transnational crime

6 June 
13:15-14:30

Harnessing the Blue Economy to Increase Economic Benefits for SIDS and LDCs

6 June
15:00-16:30

Oceans, Over-fishing and Sustainable Gastronomy

6 June
18:15-19:30

Joining forces for sustainable small-scale fisheries through a human rights-based approach to ocean conservation

6 June
18:15-19:30

Fisheries subsidies – The path toward a sustainable global agreement

6 June
18:15-19:30

Food from the Ocean

6 June
18:15-19:30

Implementation and Application of the Port State Measures Agreement to Prevent, Deter, and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing - TBD

6 June
18:15-19:30

Facilitating cross-sectoral regional collaboration to support implementation towards SDG 14: Sustainable Ocean Initiative Global Dialogue with Regional Seas Organizations and Regional Fishery Bodies

6 June
18:15-19:30

Large marine ecosystems approach: an essential management and partnership tool for achieving SDG14

7 June
09:00 - 10:30 

Joining hands to help achieve SDGs 6 and 14 - a win-win for freshwater and oceans

7 June
11:00 - 12:30 

Transition towards blue economy

7 June 
18:15-19:30

Supporting recovery of fisheries through cooperation on threatened species and implementation of trade measures

8 June 8:30- 9:45

Implementation and Application of the Port State Measures Agreement to Prevent, Deter, and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

8 June 
09:00 - 10:30 

Developing a Strategic Framework on Fisheries

8 June  9:00 - 10:30

Developing a Strategic Framework on Fisheries: Towards Sustainable Fisheries in the Arab Region

Venue: Conference Room A in the UN Conference Building

8 June 
11:00 - 12:30

EBSAs

8 June 
13:15-14:30

Implementation of the ecosystem approach at the regional level for the coordinated achievement of the targets of SDG14

8 June 
18:15-19:30

Blue bioeconomy in small islands and SDG 14 

8 June 
18:15-19:30

Addressing Oceans and Climate and Building the Blue Economy

8 June 
18:30-20:00

Africa in Action for Fisheries and Acquaculture to Face Climate Change: Solutions and Dialogue for the Ocean Economy 

9th June
09:00 - 10:30 

Mainstreaming biodiversity in fisheries for human well-being