Oceans Action Day at COP23

When, local time: 
Saturday, 11 November 2017 -
10:00am to 6:15pm
Germany, Bonn
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Julian Barbière (j.barbiere@unesco.org)

The ocean and its resources will be afforded an entire thematic day as part of COP23 on November 11 with the Oceans Action Day, part of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action.

The programme of the day is as follows:
- Opening plenary focused on ocean actions and charting future directions (Room 6, 10:00-11:15)
- Concurrent sessions:
1/ Science and Oceans: IPCC Report and Other Developments (Room 1, 11:30-13:00)
2/ Building Climate Resilience for Fisheries and Aquaculture (Room 12, 11:30-13:00)
3/ Ocean Energy and Offshore Renewable Energy Technologies as Enablers of Environmental and Economic Development of SIDS (Room 11, 11:30-13:00)
4/ Blue Carbon (Room 11, 13:15-14:45)
5/ Accessing Financial Resources and Mobilizing Financial Institutions (Room 12, 13:15-14:45)
6/ Ecosystem-Based Adaptation in Ocean and Coastal Zones (Room 12, 15:00-16:30)
7/ Migration and Displacement: Risk Reduction and Preparedness (Room 11, 15:00-16:30)
- Closing plenary: summary and action follow up (Room 12, 16:45-18:15)