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Title :Global Ocean Action Summit
Venue:The Hague Netherlands
Start Date:28 April 2014
End Date:02 May 2014
Description:The Global Ocean Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth, organized by the Government of the Netherlands and the World Bank, is meant to "seal major deals for worldwide action" addressing the threats to the health and productivity of oceans. The meeting aims to mobilize financial and technical support for attaining established goals under the Global Partnership for Oceans (GPO). It will also host the first official assembly of GPO partners, and will mark the implementation phase of the GPO. In addition, a report indicating priority areas and regions for action will be launched by the GPO Blue Ribbon Panel, an independent group of ocean experts. Attendance is by invitation only. The Summit was originally scheduled to take place in September 2013.
Event Type:Meeting
Organizer:Tthe Government of the Netherlands and the World Bank
Contact:Elisabeth Mealey
Contact Email:emealey@worldbank.org
Website:Global Ocean Action Summit
Related Document(s):-
Themes:Climate Change
Ecosystem Management