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Learn more about the blue economy and why it matters in the concept paper for this conference.

Main Theme

Learn more about the blue economy main theme.

9 central sub-themes

Creating economic growth that is inclusive & sustainable

Theme: People, culture, communities and societies – the inclusive blue economy

Theme: Employment, job creation and poverty eradication

Theme: Sustainable energy, mineral resources and innovative industries

Ensuring healthy and productive waters

Theme: Climate action, agriculture waste management and pollution-free oceans

Theme: Managing and sustaining marine life & conservation

Theme: Smart shipping, ports, transportation and global connectivity

Building safe & resilient communities

Theme: Ending hunger, securing food supplies and promoting good health and sustainable fisheries

Theme: Cities, tourism, resilient coasts and infrastructure

Theme: Maritime security, safety and regulatory enforcement