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Voices of Youth for the Living Ocean and Coast

This UNESCO Youth Forum is part of the closing events of the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea for the Living Ocean and Coasts. It will bring high school, college and graduate school students together with the expo visitors to discuss:
- Conservation of the ocean and coasts,
- Sustainable development and use of the ocean, and
- Ocean culture.

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, and Chun Taek-soo Secretary General of the Republic of Korea's National Commission for UNESCO will open the discussion.

Speakers will include the 6 young winners of the essay contest and experts in marine science.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 12.08.2012 10:00 local time
End 12.08.2012 12:30 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Herve-Smadja, Rejane
Organizer Korean National Commission for UNESCO
Country Republic of Korea
City Yeosu
Venue Conference Hall, Expo 2012 Yeosu
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Korea to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea
Link 1 Korean National Commission for UNESCO
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