SDG 14: Improve knowledge of the oceans – Regional Forum 2022


Opening remarks: Bruno Maggy G. Pozzi, Director, Europe
Bureau, UNEP

Moderation: Ana Luiza M. Thompson Flores, Director,
UNESCO Regional Office for Science and Culture in Europe


Round table on “Improving knowledge of the oceans and
sustainable development of regional seas”
(presentations followed by questions and answers)

Integrating the ecosystem approach into MSP in the
Adriatic sub-basin

Mrs. Ivana Stojanovic, Ministry of Ecology, Space
Planning and Urbanism,

Montenegro, Focal Point for Mediterranean Action
Plan (UNEP/MAP) and

National coordinator of the GEF Adriatic project in

Network of European Blue Schools

Ana Noronha, Executive Director of Ciência Viva

EU4Ocean Coalition for Ocean Literacy – Login
various organizations,

Projects and people

Pierre Strosser, environmental economist and director
from ACTeon (France)

Scientific monitoring and reliable telecommunications
(SMART) Submarine cables:

Observing the global ocean for climate monitoring and surveillance
Disaster risk reduction

da Costa Cabral, consultant, ANACOM (Portugal)

The blue economy in Greece

Nikolaos Mavrakis, Ministry of Environment and Energy,
Greece, UNEP/MAP focal point

16:40 – 16:55 Discussion on lessons learned and
future opportunities

Co-facilitators: UNESCO (focal point: Francesca
Santoro) and UNEP (focal point:

Mahir Aliyev)

4:55 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Final remarks and
closing of the event

Melvin B. Baillie