CAMPUS UNESCO

When, local time: 
Thursday, 8 June 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Contact: 
Victoria Dellinger

CAMPUS UNESCO "OUR OCEAN, OUR FUTURE" on the occasion of the 2017 World Ocean Day
8th of June from 14:30 p.m to 17:00 p.m at UNESCO Headquarters, 125 Avenue de Suffren, Paris, Room IV
This UNESCO CAMPUS exceptionally offers a live exchange with the United Nations General Assembly in New York. It is an opportunity to communicate the vision and hopes of youth to the decision-makers participating in this first UN Conference on The Ocean (5-9 June 2017). UNESCO CAMPUS is made possible thanks to the support of our sponsor ENGIE Foundation since 2014.

Xavier Bougeard
A biologist by training, he is responsible for educational activities at Tara Expeditions.

Flora Vincent
Flora Vincent is an agricultural engineer graduated from AgroParisTech and has just completed her Ph.D. at the Ecole Normale Supérieure

Itahisa Déniz González
At the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, she has been assigned to projects aimed at strengthening oceanographic capacities in the countries of West Africa.

Debate moderated by Victoria Dellinger, Public Relations and Partnerships Officer, manager of UNESCO CAMPUSES

ABOUT CAMPUS UNESCO: To put the expertise of UNESCO teams and partners at the service of the youth for a better understanding of major contemporary issues. Young people exchange on different themes with 3 experts on this issue. Moderation and one of the experts are from UNESCO, others are civil society voluntary speakers. Since 2014, 45 CAMPUSES raised awareness to over 12,000 young people. On major themes such as: sports and citizenship, peace, sustainable development, human rights, girls’ education, genocides, freedom of expression and cultural heritage.