Media advisory: Briefing at COP22 on upcoming UN Oceans conference

Media briefing about UN Oceans conference in June 2017

The President of the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Fiji, the Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden and UN Under Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs will convene a joint press conference at COP 22 on Tuesday 15 November 2016, from 6-6:30 p.m., to brief the media on the upcoming United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development taking place at the UN in New York from 5-9 June 2017.

Remarks will be delivered by the President of the UN General Assembly, the two Co-Presidents, as well as the Secretary-General of the conference followed by Q&A.

What:  Joint press conference on United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development in 5-9 June 2017

Who:

  • H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson | President of the United Nations General Assembly
  • H.E. Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama | Prime Minister of Fiji & Co-Chair of the conference
  • H.E. Ms. Isabella Lovin | Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden & Co-Chair for the conference
  • H.E. Mr. Wu Hongbo | Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and Secretary-General of the conference

When: Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 06:00pm – 06:30pm

Where: Rabat room, COP22 Marrakech, Morocco – Blue Zone.

Webcast: http://unfccc.cloud.streamworld.de/live

Hashtags: #SDGs #GlobalGoals #COP22 #ParisAgreement

Additional information: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/oceans/SDG14Conference

Media contact:
Dan Thomas, Communications Director and Spokesperson of the President of the General Assembly, Tel: +1 917 225 1913 | daniel.thomas@un.org

2017-11-16T15:39:14+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Climate change, News, Oceans|