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FAO takes part in the Ocean Conference

OceanConference2017The high-level United Nations Ocean Conference convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from the 5th to 9th June 2017 in line with the World Oceans Day.

The theme of the conference is partnering for the implementation of SDG 14: Conserve and sustainably use the ocenas, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

FAO has a key role on the sustainable use of marine resources and considering that the organization is also supporting countries in developing and implementing the Blue Growth agenda aimed at eliminating harmful fishing practices and overfishing and instead incentivize approaches with promoting growth, improving conservation, buidling sustainable and end illegal, unreported and regulated fishing.

To view the live streaming of the conference, click here.

Tags: FAO, SaveOurOcean, SDG14

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