First International Ocean Decade Conference

PROGRAM & SPEAKERS

1 June 2021 | 11 am to 3:30 pm (CEST)

The High-Level Launch in Berlin marks the active phase of the Ocean Decade with a show of high-ranking support.

PROGRAM & SPEAKERS

PROGRAM

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The event with prominent international and national politicians, UN representatives, NGOs, representatives from the private sector and members of the ocean research community aims to foster productive transnational collaboration on “Creating the Ocean We Want”.

PROGRAM

SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

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Anja Karliczek

German Federal Minister of Education and Research

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António Guterres

Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Dr. Angela Merkel

Chancellor of Germany

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H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco

Head of State - Principality of Monaco

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Wavel Ramkalawan

President of the Republic of Seychelles

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Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport

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Audrey Azoulay

Director-General, UNESCO

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Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin

Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO

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Sanda Ojiambo

CEO & Executive Director , United Nations Global Compact

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Ranga Yogeshwar

Science Journalist

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David Eades

News Anchor, BBC World News TV

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