Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the high-level segment of the One Ocean Summit on Friday. Heads of States, including Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, Canada and South Korea, will also participate and address the conclave.
Giving details of the Prime Minister’s schedule, the Prime Minister’s Office(PMO)said, Modi will address the high-level segment of the One Ocean Summit at around 2:30 p.m. through a video message.
The One Ocean Summit is being organised by France from February 9 to 11 in Brest, France, in cooperation with the United Nations and the World Bank. The PMO further said the objective of the summit is to mobilise the international community to take tangible action towards preserving and supporting healthy and sustainable ocean ecosystems.
Around 40 world leaders are due to make “ambitious and concrete commitments” towards combating illegal fishing, decarbonising shipping and reducing plastic pollution at the first high-level summit dedicated to the ocean.
The summit convened by French President Emmanuel Macron will also focus on efforts to improve governance of the high seas and coordinating international scientific research.