International Conference on Sustainable Ocean Economy And Climate Change Adaptation

Solutions for a resilient Blue Economy

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On behalf of the Conference Organizers, kindly be informed that the International Conference on Sustainable Ocean Economy and Climate Change Adaptation, which was planned to be held as a hybrid event on 13-14 December 2021 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam and online, has been postponed to the first half of 2022.
The Conference Organizers appreciate your understanding. Information about the revised dates and programme will be announced as they become available.

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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