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Fourteenth meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea

17-20 June 2013 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America

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Highlights for Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Delegates at the fourteenth meeting of the UN Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (Consultative Process or ICP-14) resumed their work on Wednesday morning with continued consideration of this year's topic: the impact of ocean acidification on the marine environment.

Delegates continued the general exchange of views that was started on Monday morning, and heard statements by countries, and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations on existing and planned activities, projects and collaborations, and steps to address ocean acidification, including from: the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS); the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD); the Secretariat of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP); the Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC); the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); and OceanCare and the International Ocean Noise Coalition.

Delegates also discussed the process for the selection of topics and panelists so as to facilitate the work of the General Assembly, and issues that could benefit from attention in future work of the General Assembly on ocean affairs and the law of the sea.
UN Plaza skyline
The UN Plaza skyline on a sunny New York day.
Plenary
Dais Shot

The dais during plenary.

Don MacKay
Co-Chair Amb. Don MacKay, New Zealand.
Wendy Watson-Wright
Wendy Watson-Wright, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission/UNESCO.
Jihyun Lee
Jihyun Lee, Convention on Biological Diversity.
Fernanda Millicay
Fernanda Millicay, Argentina.
Harlan Cohen
Harlan Cohen, IUCN.
Jacqueline Alder
Jacqueline Alder, UNEP.
Sigrid Lüber
Sigrid Lüber, OceanCare/International Ocean Noise Coalition.
David Osborn
David Osborn, International Atomic Energy Agency.
Remy Mukongo Shabantu
Remy Mukongo Shabantu, Economic Community of Central African States.
Jay Reetoo
Jay Reetoo, Mauritius.
Vladimir Jares
Vladimir Jares, Deputy Director, UN-DOALOS.
Alice Hicuburundi
Alice Hicuburundi, UN-DOALOS.
Dais Huddle

The Co-Chairs and Secretariat conferred on the dais at the end of the session.

Side Event
Side Event

The International Atomic Energy Agency presented a lunchtime side event, "Solvency 2100? Resource implications of ocean acidification."

Around the ICP
Raylene Liufalani and Joan Yang
Raylene Liufalani, New Zealand, and Joan Yang, Nauru.
Kenli Schaaf and Lorraine Anderson
Kenli Schaaf, United States, and Lorraine Anderson, Canada.
Rose
A rose in the garden, in front of the Queensborough Bridge.
Work in Progress
Outside the room, the renovation of the Secretariat building continued.
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Meeting resources

bulletMeeting website

bulletMeeting format and annotated provisional agenda

bulletReport of the Secretary-General on ocean acidification

bulletFull texts of contributions from UN agencies, programmes and bodies, as well as other intergovernmental organizations to first part of the report of the Secretary-General on oceans and the law of the sea to the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly (GA)


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