International Conference on Sustainable Ocean Economy And Climate Change Adaptation

Solutions for a resilient Blue Economy

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This International Conference on Sustainable Ocean Economy and Climate Change Adaptation aims to bring distinguished political leaders, decision-makers, practitioners, scientists, experts, and communities together for a two-day hybrid conference in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

High Level Address

H.E Pham Minh Chinh

Prime Minister of Viet Nam

Conference Co-Chairs

H.E Tran Hong Ha

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment,
Viet Nam

H.E Anniken Huitfeldt

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway


About the Conference

Viet Nam and Norway will co-chair an International Conference on Sustainable Ocean Economy and Climate Change Adaptation “Solutions for a Climate Resilient Blue Economy” with the technical support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The conference will bring together distinguished political leaders and government policy- and decision-makers from Small Island Developing States (SIDS), members of the Vulnerable Country Forum (CVF), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member States, and some developed countries, to:

  • Discuss key opportunities to promote sustainable use of ocean resources and key challenges posed climate change and environmental pollution.
  • Identify opportunities to accelerate actions to protect ocean ecosystems for economic development and enhance the resilience of vulnerable countries and communities.
  • Share experiences, best practices and research results to enhance shared knowledge of successful sustainable ocean economy and climate change adaptation strategies and actions.
  • Encourage networking for South-South and North-South collaboration, foster cooperation and develop synergies between initiatives.
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