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Financing for a Sustainable Ocean Economy: High-Level Dialogue


This webinar discusses the importance of ocean finance and investment into a sustainable ocean economy to set us on the path to economic recovery in a post COVID-19 world. This event also presents key insights from the Blue Paper ‘Ocean Finance: Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Ocean Economy’ which examines how the next generation of financing mechanisms can support a sustainable ocean economy in an inclusive manner and how catalytic funds can be mobilized to finance it.

Moderated by Justin Mundy (WRI) and featuring Expert Group co-chair Mari Elka Pangestu (World Bank), Luhut B. Pandjaitan (Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment); Nigel Clarke (Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service); Ingrid van Wees (Asian Development Bank); as well as Blue Paper authors Rashid Sumaila (UBC); Anthony Cox (OECD); and Louise Heaps (WWF-UK).