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World Ocean Council Addresses U.N. Ocean Conference

The World Ocean Council CEO, Paul Holthus, was recently invited to be on the opening panel of the annual UN Oceans and the Law of the Sea meeting, a gathering established by the UN General Assembly.

The event took place at UN Headquarters in New York City on 6-10 April 2015 with the theme: Oceans and sustainable development: Integration of environmental, social and economic dimensions.

The WOC provided the opening overview on the economic aspects of ocean sustainable development. The opening panel also included senior representatives of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Labor Organization (ILO), who addressed the environmental and social aspects, respectively.

For more information, visit www.oceancouncil.org.

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