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Joint Briefing on the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference
20 Jul 2018 -  The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference is the first global conference on the blue economy in Africa. Participants from around the world are coming together in Nairobi on November 26 to 28 to share ideas on how to transition to a blue economy that:
Harnesses the  potential of our oceans, seas, lakes and rivers to improve the lives of all, particularly developing states and women and girls
Leverages the latest innovations, scientific advances and best practices to build prosperity while conserving our waters for future generations
The conference will promote a blue economy that is, above all, inclusive, sustainable and prosperous.
Conference theme: The blue economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Cross-cutting themes: New technologies and innovations - Priorities and partnerships - Financing the blue economy - Women, youth and the blue economy.