Press briefing on The Ocean Conference (5-9 June) and announcement about the World Ocean Festival (4 June)
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2017 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly, the Commissioner for International Affairs of the Office of the Mayor of New York City and the Founder and CEO of The Global Brain Foundation will convene a joint press briefing on 11 April 2017, from 11:30am to 12:00pm, to deliver an update 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, and to announce the inaugural World Ocean Festival, to be hosted by New York City on 4 June.
Remarks will be delivered by the President of the United Nations General Assembly, the Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office for International Affairs and the Founder and CEO of The Global Brain Foundation, followed by Q&A.
WHAT Joint press briefing on The Ocean Conference (UNHQ New York, 5 to 9 June 2017) and the announcement of the World Ocean Festival (4 June 2017)
WHO H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly
Ms. Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, City of New York
Ms. Natalia Vega-Berry, Founder/EP, WOF & Founder/CEO, The Global Brain Foundation
WHEN Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 11:30am – 12:00pm
WHERE S-0237, Press Conference Room, United Nations Headquarters, New York.
Follow on Twitter @UN_PGA @GlobalNYC @WorldOceanFest
Hashtags: #NYCxSDG #GlobalGoals #SaveOurOcean
Watch live at webtv.un.org
Or on Facebook @WorldOceanFestival
Additional information on the UN conference: https://oceanconference.un.org/
Office of the President of the United Nations General Assembly
Dan Thomas, Communications Director and Spokesperson of the President of the General Assembly, Tel: +1 917 225 1913 | email@example.com
World Ocean Festival
Ann Boyd, Director of Communications, World Ocean Festival, Tel: +1 310 384 2790 | firstname.lastname@example.org