WORLD OCEANS DAY 2018
“CLEAN OUR OCEAN - INNOVATION AND YOUTH"
Conference Room 4 – United Nations Headquarters
World Oceans Day 2018 will be marked by a celebratory panel discussion entitled “Clean our Ocean: Youth and Innovation.” The discussion will highlight the important roles of youth and innovation in addressing solutions towards cleaning our oceans.
3.25pm – 5.30pm
Mr Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel
Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
Ms Swetha Stotra Bhashyam, United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth
Panelist Presentations and Discussion (Moderated by Dr Ayana Johnson)
Ms Juliette Babb-Riley, Co-Chair, Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects
Mr Sam Teicher, Founder and Chief Reef Officer, Coral Vita
Ms Lea d'Auriol, Founder, Oceanic Global
Ms Angelique Pouponneau, Co-Founder, SIDS Youth AIMS Hub - Seychelles
Mr Peter Malinowski, Executive Director, Billion Oyster Project
Mr Cyril Gutsch, Founder, Parley for the Oceans
Mr Cody Simpson, United Nations Development Programme Ocean Advocate
Mr Peter Thomson, Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Oceans
Following an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, conveying attendee names by 5 June 2018, guests will be added to our guest list.
Guests will proceed to the 46th Street entrance of the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 8 June 2018 between 11 AM and 3 PM. Guests who have RSVP’d and present a valid ID to United Nations Security at the entrance will be checked against the guest list and given an attendance pass to enter Conference Room 4 for the panel discussion.