The 2021 Science to Policy Dialogue was held from 23-25 March 2021. Below, find a full list of presentations.
- "Financing the transition to a sustainable blue economy": Professor Rashid Sumaila
- "The role of the private sector in the management of plastics as an environmental challenge": Douw Steyn
Coastal cities are gateways of trade and transport of countries in the WIO region and sites of key economic activity and infrastructure including ports, airports, hotels and fish markets, as well as providing the workforce that supports key blue economy sectors.
The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association and UN Habitat, in partnership with the Nairobi Convention launched a portfolio of 6 reports on 15 December 2021. The reports focus on strategic and operational opportunities for city and Blue economy stakeholders.