Conference Our Ocean, Valletta: session Building the Sustainable Blue economy
On 6 October 2017, Neven Mimica, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation and Development, took part in a series of presentations entitled "Building a Sustainable Blue Economy" held in the framework of the Our Ocean conference, organised by the EC in Malta. In his speech, he mentioned several projects in which the EC is committed in order to protect the oceans and develop the blue economy.The other participants were Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA), Pascal Lamy, Honorary President of Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute and moderator of the panel discussion, Laura Tuck, Vice-President for Sustainable Development of the World Bank, Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Adam Goldstein, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Royal Caribbean Cruises, Julien Marchal, General Secretary at DCNS Energies, and Maria Damanaki, Global Managing Director for Oceans at The Nature Conservancy.
The video shows the entire session with an opening screenshow explaining the blue economy, an opening speech by Hans Bruyninckx, and the panel discussion.Our Ocean conference is the yearly appointment for leaders, public administrators and businesspeople from all over the globe to interact and find workable solutions for the planet's seas and oceans.
Our Ocean 2017 addressed the themes of marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate change.
Type: Complete speech
A Stronger Global Actor | Blue economy | EEA | EIB | European Environment Agency | European Investment Bank | Interinstitutional cooperation | NGO | Non-governmental organisation | Notre Europe | Our Ocean Conference | Sustainable development | Tidal energy | Water pollution | World Bank
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