UNCRD Side Event at the UN Ocean Conference
5 Jun 2017 - 5 Jun 2017
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

United Nations Headquarters, New York

Theme: 3R as the Basis for Moving Towards Zero Plastic Waste in Coastal and Marine Environment


Venue
Conference Room 6 in the UN Conference Building, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Organizers
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)

Organizing Partners
Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
UNEP-IETC
VITO, Belgium
Office of Green Industries South Australia

The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day, to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The Governments of Fiji and Sweden have the co-hosting responsibilities of the Conference.

UNCRD Side Event at the UN Ocean Conference, 5 June 2017 at United Nations Headquarters is organized by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) and United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) under the overall theme of " 3R as the Basis for Moving Towards Zero Plastic Waste in Coastal and Marine Environment".


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