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 11:00 local time|
|End||12.08.2012 13:30 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Herve-Smadja, Rejane|
|Organizer||Korean National Commission for UNESCO|
|Country||Republic of Korea|
|Venue||Conference Hall, Expo 2012 Yeosu|
|Permanent Delegation Contact||Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Korea to UNESCO|
|Language of Event||English|
|Estimated number of participants||150|
|Official Website||Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea|
|Link 1||Korean National Commission for UNESCO|