Event: Path to Action – Addressing the Impacts of Ocean Acidification

15 April 2021

 New Zealand, as the Champion for the Commonwealth Blue Charter Action Group on Ocean Acidification has developed a Handbook to support policymakers’ efforts to identify and implement ocean acidification response strategies. This handbook will be unveiled at a special web event in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat. 

Key recommendations from the handbook will be presented to highlight region-specific actions and implementation plans and will consist of comments from the panellists followed by a general Q & A with the audience.

Speakers

  • Hon Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs New Zealand (video remarks) 
  • Dr Nick Hardman-Mountford, Head of Oceans & Natural Resources, Commonwealth Secretariat (mod.) 
  • Dr Christina McGraw, Chair – New Zealand Ocean Acidification Community Council and Senior Lecturer, University of Otaga 
  • Dr Jacqueline Uku, President – WIOMSA, Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute (Session I) 
  • Jessie Turner, Project Manager, Secretariat for the OA Alliance (Session I) 
  • Alexis Valauri-Orton, Program Officer, The Ocean Foundation (Session II) 
  • Dr R Duncan McIntosh, Oceanography Officer, SPREP (Session II)

webinar speakers

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More information

For more information contact: [email protected]

Media contact

Name:
Josephine Latu-Sanft
Department:
Communications
Job title:
Senior Communications Officer
Phone:
+44 20 7747 6476

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