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Rio Conventions Pavilion

13-22 June 2012 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Highlights for the Rio Conventions Pavilion - Saturday, 16 June 2012


The Rio Conventions Pavilion (RCP) continued on Saturday, 16 June 2012, focusing on Oceans. The event consisted of seven panels, a lunch celebrating 10 years of the Global Ocean Forum (GOF) and the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and a closing session presenting the outcomes of Oceans Day to the Rio+20 process.

Panel sessions included: renewing out political commitments - perspectives on Rio+20; scaling up integrated governance of the oceans; the living ocean - enhancing fisheries for food security, social and economic benefits; small island developing states (SIDS) and oceans - building resilience, enhancing social and economic benefits; climate change and ocean acidification; toward the blue economy and society - perspectives, experiences and initiatives; and moving forward.

Oceans Day was co-chaired by Biliana Cicin-Sain, President, Global Oceans Forum (GOF), Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, and Wendy Watson-Wright, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).
Elizabeth Thompson, Executive Coordinator for the Rio+20 Conference
(L-R): Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; Biliana Cicin-Sain, GOF; and Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO-IOC.

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13 Jun | 14 Jun | 15 Jun | 16 Jun | 17 Jun - Evening | 18 Jun | 19 Jun | 20 Jun | 21 Jun - Reception | 22 Jun  

Renewing Our Political Commitments: Perspectives on Rio+20


Panel (L-R): Oceans Day Co-Chair Biliana Cicin-Sain, President, Global Oceans Forum (GOF); Gustavo Fonseca, the Global Environment Facility (GEF); Veerle Vandeweerd, UN Development Programme (UNDP); Oceans Day Co-Chair Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; Oceans Day Co-Chair Wendy Watson-Wright, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC); Wang Hong, State Oceanic Administration, China; Karl Falkenberg, Director-General for Environment, European Commission; and Ana Prates, Ministry of Environment, Brazil.

Participants crowd the Rio Pavilion for Oceans Day.

Biliana Cicin-Sain, GOF, welcomes participants to Oceans Day.
Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Pacific Island Forum Secretariat

Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO-IOC
Veerle Vandeweerd, UNDP

Wang Hong, State Oceanic Administration, China
Karl Falkenberg, Director-General for
Environment, European Commission

Gustavo Fonseca, GEF
Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary

Panel during the session.
Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary,
and Ana Prates, Ministry of Environment, Brazil

Scaling Up Integrated Governance of Oceans


Panel (L-R): Christophe Lefebvre, French Marine Protected Areas Agency; Hashali Hamukuaya, Executive Secretary, Benguela Current Commission; Serguei Tarassenko, Director, UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea; Andrew Hudson, UNDP and UN-Oceans; Awni Behnam, President, International Oceans Institute; Hiroshi Terashima, Executive Director, Ocean Policy Research Foundation, Japan; Johan Williams, Director General, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Norway; Kristina Gjerde, IUCN; and Lasse Gustavsson, WWF.

Johan Williams, Director General, Ministry
of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Norway
Hiroshi Terashima, Executive Director,
Ocean Policy Research Foundation, Japan

Christophe Lefebvre, French Marine Protected Areas Agency
Lasse Gustavsson, WWF

Johan Williams, Director General, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Norway, and Kristina Gjerde, IUCN
Christophe Lefebvre, French Marine Protected Areas Agency, and Hashali Hamukuaya, Executive Secretary, Benguela Current Commission

The panel listens to a presentation.

The Living Ocean: Enhancing Fisheries for Food Security, Social and Economic Benefits


Panel (L-R): Juan Carlos Ordoñez, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Honduras; Flavio Bezzera da Silva, Secretary of Fisheries Planning and Regulation, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Brazil; Su'a Tanielu, Director-General, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), Solomon Islands; Rachel Kyte, Vice President for the Sustainable Development Network, World Bank; Árni Mathiesen, UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO); Russell Smith, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), US; Sebastian Mathew, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF); and Nicholas Watts, Commonwealth Human Ecology Council (CHEC), UK.

(L-R): Juan Carlos Ordoñez, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Honduras; Flavio Bezzera da Silva, Secretary of Fisheries Planning and Regulation, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Brazil; and Su'a Tanielu, Director-General, FFA, Solomon Islands.

Panel Chair Árni Mathiesen, FAO
Rachel Kyte, Vice President for the Sustainable Development Network, World Bank

Flavio Bezzera da Silva, Secretary of Fisheries Planning and Regulation, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Brazil
Nicholas Watts, CHEC, UK

Su'a Tanielu, Director-General, FFA, Solomon
Islands, and Rachel Kyte, Vice President for the
Sustainable Development Network, World Bank
Sebastian Mathew, ICSF

SIDS and Oceans: Building Resilience, Enhancing Social and Economic Benefits


Russell Howorth, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Amanda Ellis, Deputy Secretary, International Development,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

Travis Sinckler, Ministry of Environment, Barbados
Panel (L-R): Amanda Ellis, Deputy Secretary, International Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand; Travis Sinckler, Ministry of Environment, Barbados; Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; Cama Tuiloma, Ambassador to Brazil, Fiji; and Russell Howorth, SPC.

Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Amanda Ellis, Deputy Secretary, International Development,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand, and
Travis Sinckler, Ministry of Environment, Barbados

Climate Change and Ocean Acidification


Panel (L-R): Chu Hoi Nguyen, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam; Carol Turley, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK; Isabelle Picco, Permanent Representative to the UN, Monaco; Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO-IOC; Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador for Climate Change and SIDS Issues, the Seychelles; and Lynne Hale, The Nature Conservancy.

Isabelle Picco, Permanent Representative to the UN, Monaco
Carol Turley, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK

Lynne Hale, The Nature Conservancy
(L-R): Isabelle Picco, Permanent Representative to the UN, Monaco; Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO-IOC; and Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador for Climate Change and SIDS Issues, the Seychelles.

Chu Hoi Nguyen, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam
Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO-IOC

Toward the Blue Economy and Society: Perspectives, Experiences and Initiatives


Panel (L-R): Arthur Bogason, President, National Association of Small Boat Owners, Iceland; Milton Asmus, Forum do Mar, Brazil; Vincent Sweeney, Coordinator, Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land Based Activities (GPA), UNEP; David Tongue, International Chamber of Shipping; Andrew Hudson, UNDP and UN-Oceans; Karin Sjolin-Frudd, International Maritime Organization (IMO); Mary Barton-Dock, World Bank; Ibrahim Thiaw, Director, Division of Environmental Policy Implementation, UNEP; Philippe Vallette, Director General, Nausicaa; Paul Holthus, Executive Director, World Ocean Council; Leila Monroe, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC); and Doug Woodring, Ocean Recovery Alliance.

(L-R): Andrew Hudson, UNDP and UN-Oceans; Karin Sjolin-Frudd, International Maritime Organization (IMO); and Mary Barton-Dock, World Bank.

Ibrahim Thiaw, Director, Division of Environmental
Policy Implementation, UNEP
Karin Sjolin-Frudd, IMO

Andrew Hudson, UNDP and UN-Oceans
David Tongue, International Chamber of Shipping

(L-R): Philippe Vallette, Director General, Nausicaa; Milton Asmus, Forum do Mar, Brazil; Vincent Sweeney, Coordinator, Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land Based Activities (GPA), UNEP; and David Tongue, International Chamber of Shipping.
Andrew Hudson, UNDP and UN-Oceans, and Karin Sjolin-Frudd, IMO

Vincent Sweeney, GPA Coordinator, UNEP
Milton Asmus, Forum do Mar, Brazil

Leila Monroe, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Doug Woodring, Ocean Recovery Alliance

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Panel (L-R): Elizabeth Thompson, Executive Coordinator for the Rio+20 Conference; Paula Caballero, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombia; Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; Biliana Cicin-Sain, GOF; Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO-IOC; Isabella Lövin, Member of the European Parliament; Charlotte Cawthorne, Prince's Charities, UK.

Charlotte Cawthorne, Prince's Charities, UK
Isabella Lövin, Member of the European Parliament

Panelists during the closing of Oceans Day.
Elizabeth Thompson, Executive Coordinator for the Rio+20 Conference, and Paula Caballero, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombia

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Kimo Goree, Vice President, IISD Reporting Services,
speaks with Monique Barbut, CEO and Chairman, GEF
Participants during the reception.

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