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Global Oceans Conference 2010
The Global Oceans Conference 2010 will provide a vital forum for high-level leaders, experts, scientists, and policy-makers to address the major policy issues affecting the oceans at global, regional, and national levels, and to make progress in advancing the global oceans agenda, particularly in light of climate change. Conference leaflet (in six different languages).
The focus of the 5th Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts and Islands will be on three main themes: 1) Ensuring Survival: Oceans, Climate and Security; 2) Preserving Life: Marine Biodiversity; and 3) Improving Governance at National and Regional Levels and in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction.
Press are invited to attend the Policy, Science and Technical Symposium Sessions (May 3-4) and the Policy Conference (May 6-7). Press are also invited to participate in three Press events: At the conclusion of the Symposium on May 4 (6:00 to 7:00 PM); a discussion and press event following the three Roundtables on May 5 (6:00 to 7:15 PM), and a concluding press conference on the morning of May 7 (12:15 to 1:15 PM).