Report launch and where to find us during the 2022 UN Ocean Conference


All you need to know about the official launch and other SeaBOS engagements during the conference in Lisbon

SeaBOS staff and colleagues from the member companies and science partners will be involved in a variety of events during the UN conference.

Below are the main details for each event.

Wednesday, 29 June, 13:00-13:30, Altice Arena, Lisbon:

SeaBOS progress report launch: Lessons learned since 2017

At the first UN Ocean Conference in 2017, a unique collaboration was announced between science and ten of the largest seafood companies in the world, called SeaBOS, with a mission to lead a global transformation for sustainable seafood production and a healthy ocean.

Five years’ later, this report launch will focus on progress made, challenges faced, and opportunities identified. The session will also discuss the role of sustainable seafood in helping to ensure food security, address climate change and support ocean health – and the role of science-industry collaboration in making this happen.

Panel participants:

• Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden – Opening remarks

• Therese Log Bergjord, CEO Skretting, COO Nutreco, and Chair SeaBOS
• Martin Exel, Managing Director, SeaBOS
• Henrik Österblom, Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

The session will be moderated by Wenche Grønbrekk, Senior Advisor Ocean, UN Global Compact, and
Director of Strategy and Partnerships, SeaBOS.

The launch will be streamed live on UN TV

Other engagements during the conference

Sunday 26 June

13:00-15:00: Beach, Nova SBE, Carcavelos, Cascais

Youth and Innovation Forum: Innovathon closing ceremony with Antonio Guterres and Jason Mamoa (13:30). Organised by Sustainable Ocean Alliance, UNGC, Ceiia, Nova.

19:30-21:00: Beach, Nova SBE, Carcavelos, Cascais

Youth and Innovation Forum: Evening reception

Speakers include:
• PM Portugal
• Dorothy McAuliffe, Special Rep. of Global Partnerships, US Department of State

Monday 27 June

10:00-11:15: Altice Arena, Side event room 2

Panel: Aquaculture for sustainable aquatic foods: The role of partnerships. Organised by UN Food And Agriculture Organisation

13:00-14:15 Altice Arena, Side event room 1

Future of Food is Blue. Panel: What needs to be done now? Organised by the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, GSI, Blue Food Coalition, Iceland, Germany, EDF, Stanford, EAT, WEF, GRI

Tuesday 28 June

13:15-14:00: EMEL, Alameda das Linhas de Torres 198

Panel debate: Science-based target setting for the seafood sector. Organised by UNGC Norway, UNGC Brazil, UNGC Portugal

16:10-18:00: Estoril Congress Center, Cascais

Sustainable Blue Investment Forum. Panel 2: Sustainable Ocean Principles. Organised by Governments of Kenya, Portugal, UNGC

Wednesday 29 June

10:00-11:15: Altice Arena, event room 1

Public-private partnerships to share knowledge and resources for impactful solutions to address marine pollution. Organised by GGGI, Ocean Cleanup, UNGC Brazil, Fondation de la Mer

13:30-14:45: Plenary room, Altice Arena

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