9th “Our Ocean Conference”

Organised by the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy, the 9th Our Ocean Conference this conference will be held in Athens from the 15th-17th April. The aim of the conference is to elicit tangible commitments from participants on the oceans and their protection, as well as for the responsible management of marine resources and sustainable economic development.
The Focus Areas identified by Greece for the 9th Our Ocean Conference are four, namely:

  • Sustainable Tourism in coastal areas and islands;
  • Green Shipping;
  • Plastic and Microplastic Pollution; and
  • Green transition in the Mediterranean Sea.

Since its first edition in 2014, this conference has mobilized around 2,161 commitments worth more than US$130 billion to protect oceans. The first day will be marked by a Youth Leadership Summit.

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