Side event at UN Ocean Conference

5 June 2017, UN Headquarters NY, United States of America

How scientific knowledge on oceans can contribute to the implementation of national action plans on climate and human-induced changes


Monday, 5 June 2017, 9:00 am-10:30 am
UN Headquarters NY, Conference Room 6

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This expert panel will be moderated by Ms. Jessica Faieta, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Programme.

Speakers (7 min each)
• H.E. Francisco Domínguez Brito, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of Dominican Republic
• H.E. Diego Moreno, Vice Minister, National Secretary of Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Government of Argentina
• Dr. Alberto Piola, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
• Dr. Jose Muelbert, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, and Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
• Dr. Rebecca Klaus, Senior advisor and expert in Marine Spatial Planning and Marine Protected Areas, Cousteau Society
• Mr. Nik Sekhran, Director for Sustainable Development, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP