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The UN Ocean Conference – June 2017

The UN Ocean Conference – June 2017

Guidance to the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament

Ecologic Institute published a briefing for the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament to guide their participation in the upcoming UN Ocean Conference to be held June 2017 in New York City. The brief provides a short overview of the UN 2030 Agenda and specifically, Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development (SDG 14). The brief identifies key issues and the position of main stakeholders. In a final section, several recommendations to guide EU participation are provided. The briefing is available for download.


Citation

Boteler, Benjamin et. al. 2017: The UN Ocean Conference - June 2017, Guidance to the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament. European Parliament: Brussels.

Language
English
Funding
Year
2017
ISBN
978-92-846-0960-4 (paper), 978-92-846-0961-1 (pdf)
DOI
10.2861/139084 (pdf), 10.2861/010431 (paper)
Dimension
12 pp.
Project ID
2623-05
Table of Contents

1. BACKGROUND
2. THE OCEAN CONFERENCE
Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference
The Ocean Conference Registry of Voluntary Commitments
About the Ocean Conference Programme
3. GOVERNMENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS
4. THE EU AND OCEAN ACTION
The EU Marine Environment
Existing EU Marine Policies, Actions and Actors
The Potential Role of the EU in Global Ocean Governance
5. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS