Meetings Side Events

Coral Reefs and Climate Change – Demonstrating the Link between Reef Resilience and Human Well-being

Wednesday , December 09, 2009
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Francis Staub
fstaub@icriforum.org
Organized Under The France and Samoa Secretariat, The Mexico and U.S. Secretariat

Coral Reefs and Climate Change Demonstrating the Link between Reef Resilience and Human Well-being SIDE EVENT

December 9th, 3:30 – 4:30PM ~~ U.S. Center, Bella Center, Pavilion C5

  • Welcoming remarks – Daniel A. Reifsnyder, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment and Sustainable Development, U.S. Department of State
  • International Coral Reef Initiative, France / Samoa Secretariat – H.E. Bérengère Quincy, Ambassador of France to Denmark
  • Scientific overview of climate impacts on coral reefs – Dr. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Director, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland
  • Highlighting the impacts on vulnerable communities – H.E. Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador of Seychelles to the United Nations
  • Demonstrating the need for resilience of socio-ecological systems – Mr. Jerker Tamelander, Manager, Oceans and Climate Change, IUCN