BBNJ Treaty – The Race For Ratification

Date: 4th September 2023

Join us at the SDG Action Weekend to accelerate protection of high seas biodiversity

The race for ratification of the High Seas Treaty is the perfect example of how, by working together around the world, we can accelerate action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Mark your calendar and join us at the SDG Summit Action Weekend or watch it live on UN WebTV!

List of Confirmed Speakers

Minna Epps Head, IUCN Ocean Centre for Conservation Action IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)

Mr. Jiwoh Abdulai, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Sierra Leone

H.E. Ambassador Paula Narváez, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Chile to the United Nations

Rebecca Hubbard, Director High Seas Alliance

Lela DeVine, Youth Leadership Council Member EarthEcho International

Charlotte Salpin, Senior Legal Officer at the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) United Nations

Thomas Ramopoulos, Legal Adviser at the European Union Delegation to the United Nations

H.E. Ambassador Odo Tevi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Vanuatu to the United Nations