WORLD OCEANS DAY 2018 @ THE UNITED NATIONS

June 08 2018 @ 3:25 PM - 5:30 PM

 

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“CLEAN OUR OCEAN - INNOVATION AND YOUTH"

Conference Room 4 – United Nations Headquarters

World Oceans Day 2018 will be marked by a celebratory panel discussion entitled “Clean our Ocean: Youth and Innovation.” The discussion will highlight the important roles of youth and innovation in addressing solutions towards cleaning our oceans.

3.25pm – 5.30pm

Introductory Remarks

Mr Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel

Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

Ms Swetha Stotra Bhashyam, United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth

Panelist Presentations and Discussion (Moderated by Ms Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Founder and President, Ocean Collectiv)

Ms Juliette Babb-Riley, Co-Chair, Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects

Mr Sam Teicher, Founder and Chief Reef Officer, Coral Vita

Ms Lea d'Auriol, Founder, Oceanic Global

Ms Angelique Pouponneau, Co-Founder, SIDS Youth AIMS Hub - Seychelles 

Mr Peter Malinowski, Executive Director, Billion Oyster Project

Mr Cyril Gutsch, Founder, Parley for the Oceans

 

Closing Remarks

Mr Cody Simpson, United Nations Development Programme Ocean Advocate

Mr Peter Thomson, Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Oceans

 

Attendance Information

Following an RSVP to doalos@un.org, conveying attendee names by 5 June 2018, guests will be added to our guest list.

Guests will proceed to the 46th Street entrance of the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 8 June 2018 between 11 AM and 3 PM. Guests who have RSVP’d and present a valid ID to United Nations Security at the entrance will be checked against the guest list and given an attendance pass to enter Conference Room 4 for the panel discussion.

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