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Caribbean in Brief: an information document for Caribbean Small Island Developing States



Introduction. -- I. Agenda item 1: Promoting and strengthening sustainable ocean-based economies, for SIDS and least developed countries. -- II. Agenda item 2: Addressing marine pollution. -- III. Agenda item 3: Managing, protecting, conserving and restoring marine and coastal ecosystems. -- IV. Agenda item 4: Minimizing and addressing ocean acidification, deoxygenation and ocean warming. -- V. Agenda item 5: Making fisheries sustainable and providing access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets. -- VI. Agenda item 6: Increasing scientific knowledge and developing research capacity and the transfer of marine technology. -- VII. Agenda item 7: Enhancing the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law, as reflected in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. -- VIII. Agenda item 8: Leveraging interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal 14 and other Goals towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. -- Annex 1 SDG 14: conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development and the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science. -- Annex 2 Caribbean SIDS membership in global and regional ocean related agreements.

Prepared for the United Nations Ocean Conference: Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14 Life Below Water. Lisbon, Portugal, 2021.

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