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PEMSEA E-Update July 2017

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Publication Type: 
Available (Newsletter)

PEMSEA Hosts Side Event On "Catalyzing Investments In SDG 14: Establishment Of A Strategic Ocean Investment Ecosystem" At United Nations Ocean Conference

Thousands of delegates from around the world converged on United Nations headquarters in New York City from June 5 - 9 for the UN Ocean Conference supporting implementation of SDG 14. PEMSEA partnered with UNDP, UNEP, The Economist, Credit Suisse and others to host a discussion on the need for innovative financial mechanisms to drive the transition to more sustainable blue economies and establishing a regional Ocean Investment Facility and Funds. PEMSEA was honored to have Mr. Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, deliver opening comments for the event.

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