PARALLEL SESSIONS

      Each parallel session has a moderator to guide the presentations of 4-6 speakers on sub-themes and specific subjects related to the themes introduced in their respective plenary sessions, followed by a discussion and an ideas exchange from the audience. Also included, are the logging of commitments from the session and a brief summary of it by the moderator.
      • PARALLEL SESSION 1: BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION

        Moderator: Honorable Jorge Ferrão – Dean of UNIMAPUTO

        Themes:

        • Food security in the context of ocean sustainability

        • Aquaculture as a vector of economic development and conservation

        • Regional initiatives for marine biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management

        • Sea urchins (community-based project - Indian Ocean Trepang project, Madagascar)

        • Mangroves and sustainability of the marine environment

      • PARALLEL SESSION 2: MARINE POLLUTION
      • PARALLEL SESSION 3: TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND SOCIETY
      • PARALLEL SESSION 4: SAFETY AND MARITIME PROTECTION
      • PARALLEL SESSION 5: TRANSPORT AND MARITIME TRADE
      • PARALLEL SESSION 6: ECO-TOURISM
      • PARALLEL SESSION 7: RENEWABLE ENERGY
      • PARALLEL SESSION 8: OIL AND GAS