Blue Growth initiatives/Global Blue Economy

Tuesday 3 December 2013, 13:00-14:30, Iran Room

About the event: : The Global Initiative in Support of Food Security, Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Management of Aquatic Resources

Purpose: To introduce the Global Blue Economy/Blue Growth initiatives. The “Blue Economy” concept has attracted much interest in international fora and become a key to development strategies of international organizations.  This cross-cutting initiative aims to provide global, regional and national impact to increase food security, improve nutrition, reduce poverty of coastal and riparian communities and support sustainable management of aquatic resources.

Responsible office: 

Fisheries Department

High Level Participants and Presenters: 

• Minister for Research and Technology of Indonesia;
• Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare of Indonesia;
• Minister for Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia;
• Minister for Fisheries and Water Resources of Algeria
• Governor of North Sulawesi Province: for a 5 Minutes Presentation to invite everybody for the World Coral Reef Conference 2014 and the Inauguration of Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Secretariat in Manado, May 2014

Twitter hashtag:

#CL148, #BlueGrowth; #blue_economy

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