UNESCO CAMPUS Save our ocean - Live exchange with UN General Assembly in New York

08 June 2017

PROGRAMME

This CAMPUS has coincided with World Oceans Day 2017. Young people in UNESCO Paris headquarters took part in a live exchange with the UN General Assembly in New York. After a riche debate with experts, young people had a unique opportunity to share their thoughts and expectations about protection of the ocean and the environment with top level policy makers participating in the first UN Ocean Conference.

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Xavier Bougeard - A biologist by training, he is responsible for educational activities at Tara Expeditions.
  • Flora Vincent - Agricultural engineer graduated from AgroParisTech and has just completed her Ph.D. at the Ecole Normale Supérieure
  • Vincent Defourny - UNESCO Director of Sector for External Relations and Public Information
  • Itahisa Deniz Gonzalez - At the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, she has been assigned to projects aimed at strengthening oceanographic capacities in the countries of West Africa.