As part of the preparatory process to the 2020 UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development the UN General Assembly requested the President of the General Assembly to convene a two-day Preparatory Meeting in February 2020. This meeting will be chaired by H.E. Ms. Ngedikes Olai Uludong, Permanent Representative of Palau and H.E. Mr. Martin Bille Hermann, Permanent Representative of Denmark.
The UN Conference on SDG 14 shall comprise eight plenary meetings and eight interactive dialogues and adopt, by consensus, a brief, action-oriented and inter-governmentally agreed declaration focusing on science-based and innovative areas of action to support the implementation of SDG 14. This preparatory meeting will consider the themes for the interactive dialogues and elements for the declaration.
dates: 4-5 February 2020
venue: UN Headquarters
location: New York City, US