One Ocean Summit
Part of: Prelims and GS-II International Relations And GS-III Environment
Context: Indian Prime Minister will address the high-level segment of One Ocean Summit.
- The Summit will also be addressed by several Heads of States and Governments including Germany, United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan and Canada among others.
- One Ocean Summit is being organised by France from 9th to 11th February in Brest, in cooperation with the United Nations and the World Bank.
- Objective: To mobilise the international community to take tangible action towards preserving and supporting healthy and sustainable ocean ecosystems
- The goal of the One Ocean Summit is to raise the collective level of ambition of the international community on marine issues and to translate our shared responsibility to the ocean into tangible commitments
- Commitments will be made towards combating illegal fishing, decarbonising shipping and reducing plastic pollution
- Will also focus on efforts to improve governance of the high seas and coordinating international scientific research.
News Source: TH