Scene Setting Session

Opening Remarks

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Mr. Angel Gurría

Secretary-General, OECD

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Moderator

Mr. Douglas Frantz

Deputy Secretary-General, OECD

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Scene-setting Presentation

Mr. Christopher Costello

Professor of Environmental Economics, University of California, USA

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Keynote Speaker

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Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland

Baroness, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations 

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OECD work on Ocean Economy

Mr. Andrew W. Wyckoff

Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation

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Session 1

Moderator

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Leon Lomans

Chair of the OECD Fisheries Committee | European Agriculture and Fisheries and Food Security, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands

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Keynote Speakers

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Mrs. Wendy Watson-Wright

CEO, Ocean Frontier Institute, Canada

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Panellists

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Mr. Alberto López-Ansejo

Secretary General for Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Spain

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Ms. Sofie Allert

CEO, Swedish Algae Factory

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Session 2

Moderator

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Mr. Anthony Cox

Deputy Director, OECD Environment Directorate

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Keynote Presentator

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Ms. Susanna Fuller

Marine Biologist and Senior Marine Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre, Canada

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Panellists

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Mrs. Christine Valentine

COO, World Ocean Council

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Mr. Jorge Jimenez

Director General, Fundación Marviva, Costa Rica

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Ms. Lisa Emelia Svensson

Director, Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Branch, UN Environment

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Parallel Sessions

Session A. Monitoring progress of SDG 14 implementation

Moderator

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Ms. Charlotte de Fontaubert

Senior Fisheries Specialist, World Bank

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Panellists

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Ms. Sophie Seeyave

Executive Director, Partnership for Observation of Global Oceans (POGO)

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Ms. Monika Stankiewicz

Executive Secretary, Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commision (HELCOM)

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Mr. Roger Martini

Senior Agricultural Policy Analyst, Trade and Agriculturate Directorate, OECD

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Mrs. Anne-France Didier

Special Adviser for Regional and Local Governance and Co-ordinator for SDG14, Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France

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Session B. The ocean economy, waste management, marine litter and micro-plastics

Moderator

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Mr. Peter Borkey

Principal Administrator, Environment Directorate, OECD

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Scene-setter

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Mr. Richard Thompson

Professor, Playmouth University, UK

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Panellists

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Mr. Javier Goyeneche

President and Founder of ECOALF

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Mr. András Inotai

Member of Cabinet, Maritime Affairs and Fishefies, DG Environment, European Commission

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Ms. Nolween Foray

Project Manager, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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Session C. Targetting criminal activities at sea with economic and financial perspectives

Moderator

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Ms. Antonia Leroy

Natural Resources Policy Analyst, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD

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Scene Setter

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Mr. Alistair McDonnell

Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL Environment Security

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Panellists

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Ms. Sølvi Albrigtsen Hansen

Assistant Director, Tax Norway North, Norway

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Mr. Kees Lankester

Sea Food Finance Advisor

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Mr. Jurgen Leske

Advisor, Centre for Tax Policy Administration, OECD


Session D. Tourism as a driver for Green Growth

Moderator

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Mr. Alain Dupeyras

Head of Tourism Unit, OECD

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Panellists

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Mr. Mattias Landgren

State Secretary for Infrastructure, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden (TBC)

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Mrs. Sibylle Reidmiller

Founder, Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP), GIZ Blue Solutions Programme, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Session 3

Moderator

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Mrs. Christina Abilgaard

Marine Bioresources and Environmental Research, Research Council of Norway, Norway

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Keynote Speaker

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Mr. Reinhard Lüken

Managing Director, German Shipbuilding and Ocean Industries Association (SEA Europe), Germany

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Panellists

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Mr. Shin Otsubo

Deputy Director-General, Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Japan

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Mr. Olaf Merk

Project Manager, Ports and Shipping, International Transport Froum (ITF), OECD

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Mr. Cédric Philibert

Senior Energy Analyst, Renewable Energy Technologies, IEA

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Closing Remarks

Moderator

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TBA

OECD Response and Next steps

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TBA