UN Ocean Conference
On 9 September 2021, the General Assembly adopted the draft decision (A/75/578) entitled “2022 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,” by which the Assembly decides to convene the Conference from 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal and that the Governments of Kenya and Portugal shall retain co-hosting responsibilities.
The decision further provides the schedules of plenary meetings and interactive dialogues and requests the President of the General Assembly to appoint two co-facilitators to conclude the intergovernmental consultations on the declaration of the Conference by May 2022; and to finalize the organizational arrangements for the Conference no later than May 2022.
More information about the Conference and its preparatory process will be provided in due course.
More information HERE.
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