The fifth Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts and Islands will address the challenges and opportunities posed by the emerging international consensus on a new climate regime, as developed through the UNFCCC in Copenhagen, in December 2009. Mitigation, adaptation, and financing issues will affect oceans, coasts, and small island States, which are at the frontline of climate changes.
dates: 3-7 May 2010
location: Paris, France
contact: Miriam C. Balgos, Program Coordinator, Global Forum on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands