Themes

 Main Theme

The blue economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Sub-Themes

There are many building blocks to a blue economy that is prosperous, inclusive and sustainable. The conference is organized around 9 central sub-themes grouped under 3 main categories:

Creating economic growth that is inclusive & sustainable

Creating economic growth that is inclusive & sustainable

Ensuring healthy and productive waters

Ensuring healthy and productive waters

Building safe & resilient communities

Building safe & resilient communities

Cross-cutting themes

Each sub-theme will take into account:

  • New technologies and innovations
  • Challenges, opportunities, priorities and partnerships
  • Financing the blue economy
  • Women, youth and the blue economy