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Coral Reefs and Marine Events at Rio+20


Coral Reefs and Marine Events at Rio+20

Friday 22 June from 11:00 to 12:30

Blue Economy Leadership Event: showcasing efforts to achieve a Blue Economy

Lead-organizer: Indonesia


Thursday 21 June from 19:00 to 20:30

Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security

Lead-organizer: WWF International


Thursday 21 June from 17:00 to 18:30 (Room: T-6)

Global Partnership for Oceans: Coming Together for Healthy and Productive Oceans

Lead-organizer: Monaco


Wednesday 20 June from 13:00 to 14:30

The Maldives Story

Lead-organizer: Maldives


Wednesday 20 June from 11:00 to 12:30

Building Marine Ecosystem Resilience to Ocean Acidification

Lead-organizer: Federated States of Micronesia


Wednesday 20 June from 09:00 to 10:30 (Room: T-9)

Know our Ocean, Protect our Marine Treasures, Empower Ocean Citizens

Lead-organizer: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)


Tuesday 19 June from 19:30 – 21:00

Oceans at Rio+20: Toward Implementation of the Rio Ocean Commitments

Lead-organizer: International Coastal and Ocean Organization, Secretariat of the Global Ocean Forum


Saturday 16 June from 15:30 to 17:00

Oceans for the future – How can we achieve marine reserve targets?

Lead-organizer: Zoological Society of London


Saturday 16 June

The Oceans Day at Rio+20

The Ocean Day was attended by more than 370 participants from 169 organizations and 37 countries, and hosted much exciting and forward-thinking discussion on advancing oceans, coasts, and small island developing States (SIDS) at the Rio+20 Conference and beyond.

For more information on the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) and Coral Reefs, visit: /united-nations-conference-on-sustainable-development-uncsd-and-coral-reefs/ 

You can also visit Oceansinc@Rio who is dedicated to broadcasting news about the ocean at the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Summit. It will closely follow the discussions, negotiations and events related to the ocean from the commencement of the dialogues on June 16th to the completion of the summit on June 22nd:

IISD Rio+20 Conference Reporting will also be providing daily reporting and summaries:

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