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The significance of Marine Science and Technology and the importance of Capacity Builing and Marine Technologies transfer to Small Island Developing States

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 - 5:30pm to Friday, 17 May 2013 - 9:30am
United States of America, New York
Type of Event: 
Консультативное совещание

The purpose of this joint IOC/UNESCO-UN-OHRLLS meeting is to:
• Assess the current status of the marine science and technology situation in the SIDS regions;
• Identify frameworks for technology transfer of relevant and appropriate marine scientific technologies to SIDS.
• Present the results of the marine science capacity development survey carried out by IOC (as a result of a voluntary commitment taken at the UN Conference on sustainable development Rio+20);
• Make a number of concrete recommendations in capacity development that could contribute to the preparatory process towards the 2014 Third International Conference on SIDS.