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 conference in Da Nang, Viet Nam.
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 Program (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.