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United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14

05 - 09 June, 2017

The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development ľ the Ocean Conference - will be convened in New York, from 5 to 9 June 2017, to support the implementation of SDG 14 14. The Conference will be co-hosted by the Governments of Fiji and Sweden.

The Conference shall comprise plenary meetings, partnership dialogues and a special event commemorating World Oceans Day.

The Conference shall adopt by consensus a concise, focused, intergovernmentally agreed declaration in the form of a "Call for Action" to support the implementation of Goal 14 and a report containing the co-chairsĺ summaries of the partnership dialogues, as well as a list of voluntary commitments for the implementation of Goal 14, to be announced at the Conference.

Pre-registration is required for interested representatives of non-governmental organizations and major groups identified in Agenda 21 to participate in the Ocean Conference. Click on "Registration" on this page to pre-register. A maximum of 9 temporary passes can be requested by accredited organizations.

Pre-registration is open from 27 March - 8 May 2017 for organizations belonging to the following categories:
- organizations that are in consultative status with ECOSOC;
- organizations accredited to the World Summit on Sustainable Development, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and to previous United Nations conferences on sustainable development of small island developing States, held in Barbados, Mauritius and Samoa;
- organizations that have received special accreditation by Member States to participate in the Conference and the preparatory meeting. For list please see: http://www.un.org/pga/71/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2015/08/8-Feb-approved-stakeholders-for-the-ocean-conference.pdf. Please note that the deadline for submitting applications for special accreditation was 22 January 2017 and that applications are no longer accepted.

For more information including program and information note please visit the conference website at https://oceanconference.un.org

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Date 05 - 09 June, 2017
Organizer Division for Sustainable Development [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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by Somali Youth Development Foundation (SYDF) [NGO]
11 Apr 2017
We hereby to share with you some information regarding our registration approved on Ocean Conference for SYDF team with the following IDs:
1. Mohamed, Mohamed - 448063
2. Mohamed, Abdullahi - 448055

Since we relay upon donor and individuals contribution as most of our funds were allocated to response the prolonged drought in Somalia, and we don't have such funds, for visa,tickets and accommodations to actively participate such this event, is there any other chances such us full sponsored or whom you like or suggest us to contact for help/assistance, since we are the only organization represent in Somalia and request for full sponsored.

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by Action Based Leadership Empowerment (ABLE) [NGO]
6 Apr 2017
Green Desrets Bamboo For Peace and Prosperity wants to participate. How can we send our representatives ? Can one help us with Invitation letters or other information?

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