Delegation of the European Union to Norway

Webinar : Innovation and biodiversity: a blue deal for the Indian Ocean?

Mauritius , 04/06/2020 - 11:46, UNIQUE ID: 200604_9
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In the context of World Oceans Day on 8 June, the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius and to the Republic of Seychelles is organising, in collaboration with the French Embassy, the AFD and the local branch of the Région Réunion in Mauritius, a free webinar entitled "Innovation and biodiversity: a blue deal for the Indian Ocean?".

PROGRAMME OF THE WEBINAR

Monday 8 June 2020

14.30 - 16.40

 

OPENING REMARKS AND SCENE SETTER (20 minutes)

 

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Opening remarks by H.E Mr Vincent Degert, Ambassador/Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Mauritius and to the Republic of Seychelles

Welcoming message: Ms Amanda Serumaga, UNDP Resident Representative for Mauritius and Seychelles

Scene Setter: Ms Gina Bonne, Head of 'Sustainable Environnement and Climate Change' Department,  Indian Ocean Commission

A key-note address by H.E Mr Barry Faure, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and the Blue Economy, Republic of Seychelles.

SESSION 1:  MARINE BIODIVERSITYAND ECOSYSTEM CONSERVATION (30 minutes)

 

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Why are biodiversity and ecosystems so important to oceans' health?

Speaker: Vassen Kauppaymuthoo, oceanographer

 

 

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Coral reef and lagoon ecosystems; a fragile environment between the sea and the land

Speakers: François Rogers and Céline Miternique, Reef Conservation Mauritius

 

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Monitoring the oceans from space: satellite observations

Speakers: Dr. R.A. Bheeroo and J.I. Mosaheb, Mauritius Oceanography Institute

SESSION 2:  WHY PROTECT MARINE RESOURCES ? (40 minutes)

 

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Seychelles: the Aldabra Marine Park: a sanctuary for marine resources

Speaker: Dr. Frauke Fleischer-Dogley, Chief Executive Officer, Seychelles Islands Foundation

 

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Les marqueurs biologiques: exemples de la mégafaune marine de l’océan Indien

Speakers:

Stéphane Ciccione, Kélonia, Centre de soin et de préservation des tortues marines (Réunion)

Mme Violaine Dulau, Association Globice (Réunion)

Hugues Vitry (Maurice) et François Sarano (France), plongeurs professionnels et experts cétacés.

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS  (40 minutes)

     

 

 

 

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