At a glance




18.30 – 18.35        Welcoming, Tone Skogen, State Secretary, Government of Norway

18.35– 18.40        Introduction of the panel

Mitchell Lay, Fisherman and Coordinator Caribbean Network of Fisherfolk Organization
Edel Elvevoll Professor and Dean UiT The Arctic University of Norway

18.40 –19.10        "The role of food from the ocean"

Fisheries Minister of Island, Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir
UN environment, Deputy Executive Director, Ibrahim Thiaw
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Director General, José Graziano da Silva
CARICOM, Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration, government of Belize, Omar Figueroa

19.10 –19.20        Sustainable use of the oceans for food security and nutrition –                                Norwegian experiences 

Ole Arve Misund, Norwegian National institute for seafood and nutrition research (NIFES)

19.20 – 19.30        Mainstreaming fisheries and nutrition policies

“Putting fish in the menu – Today and into the future” Manuel Barange, Director Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division,  FAO
“Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture for food security and nutrition” Patrick Caron, Chair of CFS High level panel of experts

19.30- 19.40        Decade of action on nutrition -ambitions and action in nutrition,                              fisheries and aquaculture

Nata Menabde, Executive Director, World Health Organization, WHO, Office at the United Nations

19.40 – 19.45        Conclusions UN Ocean Conference

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