Coral Reefs and Climate Change - Demonstrating the Link between Reef Resilience and Human Well-being

Location: 
Copenhaguen
Contact Name: 
Francis Staub
Contact E-mail: 
fstaub@icriforum.org
Organized Under: 
France - Samoa secretariat
Dates: 
Wed, 2009-12-09

Coral Reefs and Climate Change Demonstrating the Link between Reef Resilience and Human Well-being SIDE EVENT

December 9th, 3:30 – 4:30PM ~~ U.S. Center, Bella Center, Pavilion C5

  • Welcoming remarks - Daniel A. Reifsnyder, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment and Sustainable Development, U.S. Department of State
  • International Coral Reef Initiative, France / Samoa Secretariat - H.E. Bérengère Quincy, Ambassador of France to Denmark
  • Scientific overview of climate impacts on coral reefs - Dr. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Director, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland
  • Highlighting the impacts on vulnerable communities - H.E. Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador of Seychelles to the United Nations
  • Demonstrating the need for resilience of socio-ecological systems - Mr. Jerker Tamelander, Manager, Oceans and Climate Change, IUCN