Healthy Oceans

Datum: 03.06.2019
Uhrzeit: 12:30h - 16:00h
Ort: Berlin

Im Rahmen der Europäischen Woche für Nachhaltige Entwicklung laden die Nordischen Botschaften zu einem von der DGVN unterstützten englischsprachigen Seminar zu SDG14 ein. Expertinnen und Experten aus den Nordischen Staaten und Deutschland diskutieren über Schutz und nachhaltige Nutzung der Ozeane.

Leben unter dem Wasser

Healthy oceans and seas are vital to the well-being of the planet and to the economic and social prosperity of coastal states such as the Nordic countries. Therefore, Agenda 2030 and Global Goal 14, Life below Water, will form the central theme of a seminar at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin, in which experts from the Nordic countries will discuss sustainable utilisation of the oceans and seas, international frameworks and cooperation; and the impact of and actions to prevent marine litter.

This event is part of the Federal Foreign Office’s Diplomacy for Sustainability Program during the European Sustainable Development Week in Berlin 2019. Please find further information on the event website of the Nordic Embassies.


Programme (Download: Programme as PDF file)

12:30     Lunch and registration

13:30     Welcome by Ambassador of Iceland Martin Eyjólfsson

13:40     Introduction by Oliver Hasenkamp, DGVN, Moderator

13:45     Germany’s policy on the oceans, sustainable use of the resource, regional and international cooperation: Dr. Regina Dube, Head of Department Water Management, Resource Conservation and Adaptation to Climate Change, German Ministry for the Environment

14:00     Agenda 2030 in the Nordic region in the context of GG #14

14:15     Panel discussion

  • Mr. Christian Lorenzen, KIMO Denmark
  • Ms. Helena Tuuri, Finland’s Baltic Sea Ambassador
  • Ms. Sigríður Ragna Sverrisdóttir, General Manager, Icelandic Center of Excellence for Sustainable Use and the Conservation of the Ocean
  • Dr. Peter M. Haugan Professor at the University of Bergen, Norway
  • Ms. Helen Ågren, Sweden’s Ambassador for the Ocean
  • Dr. Regina Dube, German Ministry for the Environment

With youth delegates from the Nordic countries

15:20     Q&A

16:00 End of seminar. Preparations for the plogging event

16:30 Plogging in the Tiergarten park adjacent to the Embassies



Please register by 27 May 2019.


Nordische Botschaften / Nordic Embassies
Nordischer Ministerrat / Nordic Council of Ministers


Nordische Botschaften / Nordic Embassies
Rauchstr. 1, 10787 Berlin