Raise awareness and Inform. Those were the objectives of the conference organised by Club of Lisbon on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2021 on the topic of the Ocean and its challenges.
Under the motto “The Ocean that belongs to all” it had 29 speakers from 17 different nationalities and 3 continents encompassing several oceanic geographies.
The conference had the presence of the Portuguese Ministers of Sea and National Defense and several experts, activists and leaders who work on the topics of the Ocean. The closing session counted with the participation of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Ocean Decade.
The conference can be rewacthed on the Club of Lisbon's YouTube channel (direct links):
22 February (morning)
22 February (afternoon)
23 February (morning)
The event was organised by the Club of Lisbon with the cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Portugal, in collaboration with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), in partnership with the Oceano Azul Foundation, the Instituto Hidrográfico Português and the Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) Portugal and with the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr (IMVF).
Detailed information on the conference can be found here.