The Ocean Conference takes place at UN Headquarters in New York on 5-9 June and will mobilize action by all stakeholders—leaders of governments, the private sector, civil society, academic institutions, the scientific community—to advance the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) which calls for efforts to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.
SDG Media Zone (5-8 June)
During the week of the Conference, the UN Department of Public Information in collaboration with the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly, UN Foundation and the Pvblic Foundation will host the SDG Media Zone—a live broadcast of interviews, panel discussions and other digital content—to engage people all around the world in the important conversations happening at the conference. Speakers include the UN Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, the President of the UN
General Assembly Peter Thomson, Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group, Adrian Grenier, actor and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, as well as Heads of State and Government. You may find the programme (which will continue to be updated daily) at http://sdgmediazone.org/oceansconference/
Events at the Conference and the SDG Media Zone will be streamed live on UN WebTV: http://webtv.un.org.
Please follow for updates during the Conference, using the hashtag,#SaveOurOcean. Please use#SDGLivefor events at the SDG Media Zone.