United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and SDG Bergen Science Advice at the University of Bergen are co-sponsoring a virtual side event Partnering to Educate the Ocean Science Leaders of the Future at the UN High-level- Political Forum in New York on Tuesday 6 July at 1:00pm – 2:30pm (EDT/New York time).
Register for the event HERE.
Mr. Omar Hernández, Public Information Officer, United Nations Academic Impact
Ambassador Peter Thomson, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean, speaks on the topic: The fundamental connection between science, ocean literacy and funding SDG14
We present an all-women panel, who will provide examples of how local knowledge is used in research and higher education – including examples of funding opportunities, experiences working with government bodies to strengthen ocean-related science, how academia can contribute to raising ocean literacy awareness, and more.
Professor Lise Øvreås, Scientific Director, SDG Bergen Ocean
Professor Isabel Ansorge, Marine Research Institute, University of Cape Town
Dr. Natalya Gallo, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen and UN Ocean Decade ECOP representative
Dr. Stacy Richards-Kennedy, Director, Office of Global Partnerships and Sustainable Futures, University of the West Indies
Professor Edvard Hviding, Scientific Director, SDG Bergen Science Advice