The main objective of 2020 Youth & Ocean Conference is to increase as well as enhance the collaboration and partnership between various stakeholders especially youth organizations which is translated into actionable commitments.
The Conference will inspire, inform, engage and empower youth participants to build holistic solutions that better balance the needs of society, industry and the ocean environment;
Participants will have the platform to discuss about pressing issues regarding the ocean which are in need of immediate action, to ensure protection and sustainable use of oceans, seas and related ecosystems, such as those reflected in SDG14;
Participants will have the opportunity to build partnerships and motivation through connecting with influential young leaders, experts, and practitioners from across sectors and global regions;
Participants will commit to take action and create impact by co-creating solutions to bring real impact to local and global communities.
The 2020 Youth & Ocean Conference will consist of plenary meetings, leadership and capacity building training that will empower young people to take action on ocean conservation and outreach programs.