Media Advisory

Media Advisory

03 September 2019 | 17:48

Viet Nam will convene an International Conference on Sustainable Ocean Economy and Climate Change Adaptation “Solutions for a Climate Resilient Blue Economy” with support from the Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Program. The two-day conference will bring together more than 400 domestic and international delegates to discuss opportunities to promote sustainable use of ocean resources and accelerate practical actions to protect ocean ecosystems for economic development and enhance the resilience of vulnerable countries.

The conference will focus on the close relationship between ocean economy and climate change adaptation, as well as the contribution of key sectors to maintaining economic growth and enhancing resilience to climate change. Relevant topics including ocean pollution and plastic waste, circular economy and women’s empowerment in adaptation will also be discussed.

26 March 2020: From 08:00 to 17:30

27 March 2020: From 08:30 to 18:00

Venue: Ariyana International Convention Centre, Furama Resort, Da Nang City, Viet Nam

Media Contact:

Ms Phan Huong Giang
Media and Communications Analyst
Climate Change & Environment
United Nations Development Programme

Ms Nguyen Thi Kim Thanh
Information and Communication Adviser,
Norwegian Embassy in Hanoi