High Level Sustainable Blue Economy Conference
Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya

High Level Sustainable Blue Economy Conference

The Conference is preparatory to the UN Ocean’s Conference 2020; which Kenya will be co-hosting with Portugal. The goal of the Global Blue Economy Conference is to have action-oriented discussions pertaining to a sustainable Blue economy strategy that is people-centric, with ocean-centric investments. The Conference will provide an opportunity for both developing and developed countries to explore:

  • The priorities and challenges of establishing a sustainable Blue economy and its contributions to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including maritime safety and security.
  • The innovative role of various stakeholders, including national and local governments, private sector, civil society, regional and sub-regional groups as well as domestic and international financial institutions in investing and formulating sustainable ways of exploiting Blue Economy.