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UN Ocean Conference side-event "Polar Oceans: engine to the global ocean"
Tuesday 28 June 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm
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The Polar Initiative, an initiative launched by the Prince Albert II Foundation, in partnership with SCAR, IASC, European Polart Board and ICCI, is running the UN Ocean Conference side-event "Polar Oceans: engine to the global ocean".

Join HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, polar scientists and advocates for a discussion and cocktail to raise attention to the role of the Southern and Arctic Oceans in driving ocean and climate changes.

Programme

  1. OPENING REMARKS BY HSH PRINCE ALBERT II OF MONACO
  2. Session 1 : POLAR OCEANS, THE ENGINE OF THE GLOBAL OCEAN

With interventions from Prof. Mike Meredith, Dr Sian Henley, Dr Florence Colleoni, Prof. Richard Bellerby. Moderation by Dr. Renuka Badhe

  • Session 2 : DISPLAYING AND ADVOCATING: WITNESSING CHANGES IN THE POLES AND BRINGING THE ISSUES TO THE WIDER PUBLIC

With interventions from Dr Tiago Pitta e Cunha, Mr. Robert Calcagno, Mr. Luc Jacquet, Mrs Giulia Foscari. Moderation by Mr. Ashok Adicéam.

  • CLOSING REMARKS BY HE OLIVIER POIVRE D'ARVOR, French Ambassador for the Poles and Maritime Affairs

The conference will be followed by a cocktail mixer. 

Location Oceanário de Lisboa – Auditorium “Mar da Palha", Mar da Palha Auditorium Oceanário de Lisboa Esplanada D. Carlos, 1990-0

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