Opening Ceremony of UN Ocean Conference during the Fijian traditional welcome ceremony

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre at right) during the Fijian traditional welcome ceremony to open the Conference. 05 June 2017, New York (UN Photo/Mark Garten)

The UN Ocean Conference is taking place at UN headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day (8 June). Co-chaired by Fiji and Sweden, the Conference aims to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

Press Briefing on First World Ocean Assessment: Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed (right) briefs journalists on the launch of the First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, also known as the first “World Ocean Assessment”. At her side is Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel. 05 June 2017, New York

Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed (right) briefs journalists (UN Photo/Mark Garten)

Ocean Conference Aims at Reversing Decline in Health of Oceans : The UN Ocean Conference is taking place at UN headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day (8 June). Co-chaired by Fiji and Sweden, the Conference aims to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

Josaia V. Bainimarama (centre), Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji and Co-President of the Conference addresses delegates. He is flanked by Secretary-General António Guterres (left) and Isabella Lövin, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden and Co-President of Conference. 05 June 2017, New York (UN Photo/Mark Garten)