Conference.30 Jun 2022, 14:30 - 15:45 CET

Safety, equity and sustainability from source to sea — collaborative science-based and data-driven approaches

Science-based, data-fuelled collaborations are critical to restoring ocean health and ensuring a safe, just blue economy. Barriers, opportunities and innovative approaches will be shared and discussed.

different types of corals under the seaCredit: Photo by Marek Okon on Unsplash

This is one of the official side events of the UN Ocean Conference to be held on 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Registration

No registration is needed. All guests who have access to the Blue Zone are welcome to attend this event as capacity allows.

Agenda:

Welcome by Moderator (5 minutes)

Ruth Mathews, Senior Manager, Stockholm International Water Institute, Coordinator, Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management

Opening remarks (5 minutes)

Helen Ågren, Ambassador for Ocean Affairs, Government of Sweden

Lightning presentation (10 minutes)

  • Mary Woodgate, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Lovisa Bergman, Manager, Co-Lead Climate & Environment Accenture

Panel discussion (10 minutes)

Focused on securing a safe and just blue economy from source to sea through data and monitoring of social and environmental indicators in partnership with the private sector

  • Suzanne Johnson, Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Business platform, Ocean UNGC & Lead Sustainability Program Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • Jerker Tamelander, Director of Science and Policy, Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Jan Bebbington, Professor, Lancaster University

Lightning presentation (10 minutes)

Focused on the role of science and partnerships from source to sea in the transition towards a just blue economy

  • Frida Bengtsson, Stockholm Resilience Center

Panel discussion (10 minutes):

  • Suzanne Johnson, Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Business platform, Ocean UNGC & Lead Sustainability Program Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • Jerker Tamelander, Director of Science and Policy, Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Jan Bebbington, Professor, Lancaster University

Lightning presentation (10 minutes)

Focused on the need for a holistic management approach from source to sea to achieve SDG14. Fostering collaborations between the freshwater and ocean communities .

  • Peter Wiwen-Nilsson, CEO Race for the Baltic
  • Sarantuyaa Zandaryaa, Programme Specialist for Water Quality, UNESCO IHP

Panel discussion (10 minutes):

  • Suzanne Johnson, Senior Advisor to the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Business platform, Ocean UNGC & Lead Sustainability Program Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • Jerker Tamelander, Director of Science and Policy, Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Jan Bebbington, Professor, Lancaster University

Closing remarks (5 minutes):

Ruth Mathews, Senior Manager, Stockholm International Water Institute, Coordinator, Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management

Organised by:
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Accenture
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HUB Ocean
LR Foundation
Lloyd’s Register Foundation
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Stockholm International Water Institute
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Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC)
Source2Sea Platform
Source-to-Sea Platform
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UN Global Compact
In partnership with
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) logo
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Global Environment Facility (GEF) logo
Global Environment Facility
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Global Water Partnership
Internaional Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) logoIUCN
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
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Government of the Netherlands
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Race for the Baltic
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Ramsar Convention
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Stockholm Environment Institute
The Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management logo
Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
UNESCO Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme logo
UNESCO-IHP