Conference.05 Dec 2023, 18:30 - 19:30 GST (GMT+4)

Confluence: Bridging the Ocean and Freshwater for Collective Science and Solutions

The Ocean Pavilion and the Water for Climate Pavilion are organizing this cross-pavilion session where the ocean and freshwater communities will come together to discuss and identify opportunities to collaborate across science, policy and practice for healthy ecosystems and decisive climate action.

Join us at 18:00 (GST) in the Ocean Pavilion for a reception that will be continued after the event to mingle across the water cycle.

Reception sponsored by the #Water4Climate Pavilion, Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management and Plymouth Marine Laboratory.


The event will be live-streamed from the Ocean Pavilion channel.

You can also find the information on the Water for Climate Pavilion website.


Panel discussion

Moderator: Dr. Kilaparti Ramakrishna, Sr. Advisor to the President on Ocean and Climate Policy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Opening Remarks: Dr. Susan Gardner, Director, Ecosystems Division UNEP


  • Ruth Mathews, : Senior Manager, SIWI and Coordinator, Action Platform for Source-to-Sea Management
  • Viviana Franco Hernández, Sustainability Project Lead, Van Oord
  • Stephen Widdicombe, Director of Science and Deputy Chief Executive, Plymouth Marine Laboratory and Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) Co-chair (Leveraging Science to co-design OA Information)
  • Basile van Havre, Director General Biodiversity Policy and Partnership, Canadian Wildlife Service
Source-to-SeaFreshwater and ecosystems/biodiversity
05 Dec 2023, 18:30 - 19:30 GST (GMT+4)
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