2022 United Nations Ocean Conference
Updated: Nov 10, 2022
28 - 29 June 2022
Co-hosted by the governments of Kenya and Portugal, the United Nations Ocean Conference sought to propel much-needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.
The Circulate Initiative co-organized a side event at the conference, bringing together a diverse set of voices from The World Bank Group, Ocean Conservancy, Circulate Capital and European Investment Bank for a panel discussion titled ‘Addressing Ocean Plastic Pollution and Advancing the Circular Economy: The Case for Innovative Financial Solutions’. The panel explored perspectives on financial solutions and investment opportunities to tackle and scale solutions to the ocean plastic pollution challenge in emerging markets.