Blue Economy Summit
19 Jan 2014 - 20 Jan 2014
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The goal of the meeting is to discuss how to utilise the Blue Economy as a tool to shift development in small island development states (SIDS) and coastal states towards a sustainable development trajectory building on the Rio+20 consensus.
Noting that the Blue Economy, founded in line with the concept and principles of, and mutually supportive with the Green Economy, is a tool that offers specific mechanisms for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and coastal countries to address their sustainable development challenges.