Our Ocean conference in Oslo

In October I attended the annual Our Ocean conference in Oslo. The conference was established in 2014 under the leadership of then US Secretary of State John Kerry and took place in Washington DC.

Eye-catching commitments from governments, businesses and civil-society organisations are a hallmark of the conference. In Oslo 370 pledges were made, totalling almost US$64bn. But the transformation towards a truly “blue” economy requires more fundamental changes.

Read my summary article for the World Ocean Initiative here.

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