The ocean has an integral part to play in the world’s efforts to drive down emissions. Research finds that ocean-based climate actions can deliver up to 21% of the annual greenhouse gas emissions cuts needed to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2050, helping to avoid some of the worst impacts of climate change. […]
New York, (21 September 2022) – Leaders of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy met in person to discuss ocean-based climate solutions and the financial investments needed to support them. Leaders and representatives from the 17 ‘Ocean Panel’ countries came together during the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. […]
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (9 May 2022) – Representatives from the 16 member countries of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) came together for the 25th Member Representative meeting today. Co-chaired by the Prime Minister of Norway and the President of Palau, the Ocean Panel also includes Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, […]
Monday, 09/23/2019 | UN Headquarters, New York The second meeting of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy brought together the heads of government and state, their representatives from the 14 participating member countries, and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean to discuss progress made in 2019 and how the Panel […]
PRESS RELEASE 12 world leaders form new High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 24, 2018) — A group of world leaders came together in New York City today to form a panel that will assess the value of Ocean goods and services in economic planning and support the sustainable use […]
Monday, 09/24/2018 | Founders Room, Museum of Modern Art 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, USA The Inaugural meeting of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy consists of the original 12 heads of government and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean. This marked the first time serving heads of government […]
Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway and Ocean Panel member, announces the launch of the Ocean Panel in this World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 press conference.