The Nordic countries have a joint pavilion at the UN Climate negotiations in Marrakech, November 7-18, 2016, under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Nordic pavilion at COP22 will highlight New Nordic Climate Solutions through a series of events and activities focusing on a greener future.
The main purpose is to underline that the oceans need special attention in connection with climate change. The event takes place at the New Nordic Climate Solutions Pavilion - Section DEL2, Blue Zone, COP22.
Blue economy in the Seychelles and the role of youth
- Karine Rassool, Senior Economist, Seychelles Fishing Authority
Youth ocean leadership makes a difference
- Karuna Rana, Co-Founder and Executive Director SIDS Youth
How can Iceland empower future ocean leaders
- Mary Frances Davidson, MSc, UNU Fisheries Training Program, Iceland
Moderator: Hrund Hafsteinsdottir, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland
#SeeingBlue is an ocean leadership project by youth, for youth, which aims to create young ocean leaders to drive innovative solutions to ocean conservation and climate change.
The United Nations University Training Programme in Iceland builds individual and institutional capacity to sustainably use living aquatic resources through global educational cooperation.
Small Island Developing States are especially vulnerable to changes in the ocean ecosystem due to climate change. The UNUFTP works with these countries on policy and adaptation measures.
See the event at COP22: