Drum up for the Ocean before the COP21
June 8th 2015 at UNESCO, Paris, France
To celebrate the World Ocean Day of the United Nations, happening each year on June 8th, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC UNESCO) organizes with the Ocean and Climate platform, a full day special event on the ocean and its interaction with climate change.
In the presence of Ségolène Royal (French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy), Laurent Fabius (French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development) and His Serene Highness Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco.
On this occasion will be launched the Call of the Ocean for the Climate. This Call will be the starting point of a broad mobilization to encourage the public and the decision-makers to give a greater consideration to the oceans in climate negotiations, with the use the hashtag “OceanforClimate” on Twitter.