The recent Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth, held in the Hague, the Netherlands, highlighted the need to take steps to tackle overfishing, climate change and pollution of the oceans. The summit committed to a set of concrete actions responding to the urgency for restoring productive, resilient oceans that drive broad-based blue growth and deliver food security.
Below is a link to a video of the opening panel discussion on “Perspectives on Ocean Challenges, Opportunities for Transformation” which took place on April 22, 2014.
Stephen Hall, Director-General, WorldFish
H.E. Rolph Payet, Minister for Environment, The Seychelles
Fatou Mboob, Executive Director, TRY Oyster Women’s Association, The Gambia
Sebastian Troeng, Senior Vice President, Conservation International
Lori Kennedy, Founder/Owner, Louisbourg Seafoods Limited, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Senior Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation