UN ESCAP Asia Pacific Day for the Ocean

Events Oct 25, 2021

27 October 2021 | 12:00 PM - 14:30 PM UTC +7

GOAP is taking part in the Fourth Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean on 27 October, 2021. The program will offer a keynote address from H.E. Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa; a plenary discussion, where the Regional Decade Program will be launched; and thematic interactive dialogues. GOAP's Country Program Lead, Teerapong Praphatjanaporn, will participate in interacitve dialogue C: Accounting for Ocean and Economy Linkages: Data Integration to Protect Marine and Coastal Ecosystems and GOAP Director, Ben Milligan will participate in dialogue B: Inclusive Maritime Connectivity for Building Back Better.

Agenda

12:00 - 12:40: Welcome remarks and keynote address

12:40 - 14:00: Interactive Dialogues

  1. International cooperation on the digital technologies to monitor ocean plastic pollution (Focus SDG targets 14.1, 14.a) (A)
  2. Inclusive Maritime Connectivity for Building Back Better (B)
  3. Accounting for Ocean Economy Linkages: Data Integration to Protect Marine Coastal Ecosystems (C)
  4. Ocean-climate nexus: blue carbon (D)

14:00 - 14:30: Closing plenary

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