The Ocean Conference 2020

By Stop Illegal Fishing:10th Dec, 2017:

June 2020

Lisbon, Portugal

In June 2017, following the inaugural Ocean Conference, the Portuguese Government informed the UN Oceans Conference that Portugal was willing to organize the second edition of the event. It has now confirmed by the Portuguese Ministry of the Sea that the event will take place in Lisbon in June 2020.

The event will be held back-to-back in Lisbon with the European Maritime Day in 2019.

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