Media advisory: Media briefing about UN Oceans conference in June 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Media briefing about UN Oceans conference in June 2017

 

COP 22, Marrakech, 14 November 2016 — 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 6:00pm to 6:30pm, 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 & Secretary-General of the conference

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

WHERE
Rabat room, COP22 Marrakech, Morocco – Blue Zone. Also webcast at: http://unfccc.cloud.streamworld.de/live

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Hashtags: #SDGs #GlobalGoals #COP22 #ParisAgreement

Additional information on the UN conference: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/oceans/SDG14Conference

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Media contact

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

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