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

08 June 2017


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.



  • 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.