JPI Oceans side-event to the UN Ocean Conference, New York, USA, 7 June 2017

On 7 June 2017, JPI Oceans organises the briefing "Multilateral Science-Policy Processes: Generating the Evidence to Underpin SDG Implementation" as a side event to the UN Ocean conference in New York.
In order to enable informed and effective decision-making and governance of the ocean, international collaboration between ministries and research funding agencies to jointly fund new knowledge generation as well as efficient and effective science-policy mechanisms are of fundamental importance, as prominently recognised in Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, […] in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries”. 
The objective of this science-policy briefing is to present multilateral processes for providing scientific evidence to support the sustainable development of the oceans, to showcase cutting-edge examples of research to support ocean governance, as well as to discuss the future role of science for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
For more information and registration, please go to the JPI Oceans website

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