Presenting the Mediterranean perspective on Oceans Smart Governance (Lisbon, Portugal, 16-17 May 2019)

Coordinator Gaetano Leone represented the UNEP/MAP—Barcelona Convention Secretariat at the Ministerial Conference “Oceans Smart Governance – UN 2020: from Dialogue to Solutions” organized by the Ministry of the Sea of Portugal (Lisbon, Portugal, 16-17 May 2019). The conference focused on knowledge sharing for the development of adequate governance solutions based on scientific evidence and innovation. Speaking on a panel dedicated to the theme of “Cooperation for practical solutions”, Mr. Leone underscored the importance of the regional dimension in addressing governance and knowledge issues. During the conference, the Secretary of State for the Environment of Spain notably cited the Barcelona Convention as a model and referred to the role of the UNEP Regional Seas Programme as an enabler of basin-wide data sharing.

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