• RCS Ottawa

A Blue Commonwealth: high-level roundtable at The Ocean Conference


The Government of the Republic of Seychelles and the Commonwealth Secretariat will host a high-level roundtable at the UN Ocean Conference, bringing together leaders and senior ministers from Commonwealth oceanic states.

The side event will be opened by the Prime Minister of Fiji, co-chair of the conference, and include participation from Bangladesh, Barbados, Cyprus, Grenada and Tonga, as well as representatives from UNCTAD and civil society.

The roundtable will examine the role of the Commonwealth in supporting the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 14 with reference to maximising innovation and economic opportunities in the development of blue economies. Ensuring fairness, equity, and women’s empowerment and mobilising Commonwealth partnerships and support will also be addressed.


#climate

Recent Posts

See All

The Doughnut Economy

Meeting the needs of all within the means of the planet, the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries is a playfully serious approach to framing that challenge, and it acts as a compass for human p

Planning a green recovery

City councils are on the frontline of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis. 33% of the West Midlands residents said that "active" travel was their preferred choice for taking action on cl

RCS Ottawa

Basil Crozier - Chair

Chair@rcs-ottawa.ca 

© 2020 By Royal Commonwealth Society Ottawa  Charity# 119128916RR0001

established 1968