PROGRAMME

Draft Programme

 

WMU GLOBAL OCEAN CONFERENCE 2018:
Building Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability

World Maritime University, Sasakawa Auditorium

Malmö, Sweden
8-9 May 2018

 

8 May 2018

Setting the Scene: Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability

13:30 – 13:45

Welcome, WMU President

The Nippon Foundation

    13:45 – 15:30

    Moderator: Director of the Global Ocean Institute

    • Implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - United Nations
    • The UN Ocean Agenda - United Nations
    • Oceans & SDGs - International Maritime Organization
    • Sweden's Leadership on the Ocean - Government of Sweden

    15:30 – 16:00

    Refreshment break

    16:00 – 17:00

    • Introduction
    • United Nations Representative
    • Q & A

    17:00 – 19:00

    Reception

    9 May 2018

    Transformative Partnerships for Ocean Sustainability

    08:30 – 10:30

    Keynote Addresses:

    • The Ocean Economy in 2030 - OECD
    • Ocean Science Research Priorities - IOC-UNESCO
    • The Socio-Ecological Ocean System in 2050 - Nereus Program
    • Ocean Policy Research Priorities - DOALOS

    10:30 – 11:00

    Refreshment break

    11:00 – 12:00

    UN Ocean System Bodies Integrated Policy Opportunities (Panel)

    • International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)
    • International Seabed Authority (ISA)
    • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    • International Labour Organization (ILO)
    • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

    12:00 – 13:00

    Ocean Industry Integrated Policy Opportunities (Panel)

    • Shipowners
    • Seafarers
    • Hydrocarbons
    • Fisheries

    13:00 – 14:30

    Lunch

    14:30 – 15:30

    Regional and National Integrated Policy Opportunities (Panel)

    • Africa
    • Americas
    • Asia
    • Europe
    • Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

    15:30 – 16:30

    Civil Society Integrated Policy Opportunities (Panel)

    • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
    • Global Ocean Forum (GOF)
    • International Ocean Institute (IOI)
    • Pew Charitable Trusts 

    16:30 – 17:00

     Conclusions / Outcomes / Path Forward