The blue economy:

Prosperous. Inclusive. Sustainable.

First global conference on the sustainable blue economy.

Using resources sustainably – the Kengen Geothermal Plant.

Helping the world harness its blue potential.

Improving the lives of women and girls.

Delivering on the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Be part of it.

About the Conference

About the Conference

The Global Sustainable Blue Economy Conference is the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy. Over 4,000 participants from around the world are coming together to learn how to build a blue economy that:

  • Harnesses the potential of our oceans, seas, lakes and rivers to improve the lives of all, particularly people in developing states, women, youth and Indigenous peoples
  • Leverages the latest innovations, scientific advances and best practices to build prosperity while conserving our waters for future generations

The Theme:

The blue economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Details

Creating economic growth that is inclusive & sustainable

People, communities & society – the inclusive blue economy

Employment, job creation & poverty eradication

Energy, mineral resources & sustainable development

Ensuring healthy and productive waters

Climate action, agriculture & pollution-free oceans

Managing and sustaining marine life & conservation

Maritime security & enforcement

Creating economic growth that is inclusive & sustainable

People, communities & society – the inclusive blue economy

Employment, job creation & poverty eradication

Energy, mineral resources & sustainable development

Ensuring healthy and productive waters

Climate action, agriculture & pollution-free oceans

Managing and sustaining marine life & conservation

Maritime security & enforcement

Building safe & resilient communities

Ending hunger, securing food supplies & promoting healthy diets

Cities, culture, tourism & the blue economy

Transportation & global connectivity

Building safe & resilient communities

Ending hunger, securing food supplies & promoting healthy diets

Cities, culture, tourism & the blue economy

Transporation & global connectivity

Program

High-level meetings, plenaries, expert panels, seminars, side events, exhibits, forums and more.

Partners

Transitioning to a true blue economy is not a solo act. It requires partnerships around the world. To deliver this conference and ensure developing states can participate, the Government of Kenya is partnering with:

Kenya – Host

Canada – Co-Host

Co-Sponsors

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