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    WORLD OCEAN COUNCIL PARTNERS WITH AFRICA BLUE ECONOMY FORUM (25-26 JUNE, TUNIS) TO ADVANCE OCEAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WOC - the Global Blue Economy Business Organization - is named Strategic Ocean Partner for the Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF 2019) 2 May 2019 The second Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF 2019) (25-26 June, Tunis) will again gather business leaders, investors, innovators, government and civil society from across the globe to advance the sustainable Blue Economy in Africa development agenda. As the ABEF Strategic Ocean Partner, the World Ocean Council is working with the ABEF to ensure wide participation from the diverse global WOC network of ocean business and investment community. The ABEF will focus on opportunities and innovations in core and emerging sectors of the Blue Economy and how they can help accelerate Africa’s transformation, including: Fishing, Aquaculture, Ports, Trade, Ocean Energy, Governance, Security, Women’s Empowerment, Youth Education, Public-Private Partnerships and Ocean Financing. The ABEF 2019 will especially focus on investment opportunities and emerging industries within Africa’s ocean economy, building strategic partnerships between the public and private sectors and promoting sustainable best practices. For details on the program and to register, visit https://abef2019.com. WOC Members are eligible for a discount on the ABEF registration fee, details of which can be found in the WOC Members Pages. For enquiries, please contact info@oceancouncil.org.


    Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019: 20-22 Nov, Paris

    “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”

  • Mark your calendars for this unique gathering of the global Ocean Business Community.

    Recent and Upcoming WOC Outreach and Engagement 3 May, BRUSSELS 3rd Marine Knowledge Expert Group Meeting (Participant) 13-15 May, COPENHAGEN UN Decade of Ocean Science – Global Planning Meeting (Speaker) 15-16 May, MALMO 43rd Center for Oceans Law and Policy Conference (Participant) 16-18 May, ZHOUSHAN Ocean Tech 2019 (Speaker, Session Chair) 20-21 May, LONDON Biofouling Management & Prevention Seminar (Conference Chair, Day 1) 21 May, LONDON Arctic Oil & Gas Conference (Speaker, Conference Chair)

    World Ocean Council (WOC) – The Global Blue Economy Business Organization The WOC is the international, cross-sectoral alliance for private sector leadership, collaboration and action on ocean sustainability, stewardship and science. Companies from a range of industries worldwide are distinguishing themselves as leaders in “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”, including: shipping, oil and gas, tourism, fisheries, aquaculture, mining, renewable energy, ocean technology and investment. WOC Members are listed here, a part of the WOC Network of 35,000+ ocean industry stakeholders around the world. The WOC is a registered not-for-profit organization in the US, UK and France.

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