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UN Mangrove Webinars

Mangrove Restoration for Sustainable Development Goal 14: Discover the Potential

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The wide-ranging benefits of mangrove restoration, conservation & sustainable management are a key pathway to meeting the targets of SDG14. Many of the voluntary commitments made towards SDG14 through the UN Community of Ocean Action for Mangroves focus on global, national, and local mangrove restoration.

In this Webinar, Dr. Tom Worthington of the University of Cambridge will present the Mangrove Restoration Potential Map and demonstrate how to utilize the map to inform effective restoration. In addition, coordinators of the Global Mangrove Alliance, Jen Howard of Conservation International and Emily Goodwin of IUCN, will showcase the work of the Alliance to accelerate progress towards a global restoration target of extending mangrove cover 20% by 2030. The presentations will be followed by discussions on how the UN Community of Ocean Action for Mangroves can work together to advance mangrove restoration globally for the implementation of SDG14 and other SDGs.

An introduction to the Mangrove Restoration Potential Map can be found here; the Map itself is available here.

There will be two iterations of this webinar to make it accessible to multiple time zones at the dates and times below.

June 12 for Americas/Africa at 2 PM BST/ 9 AM EST/ 4 PM EAT – link to webinar here.

June 14 for Asia/Oceania at 9 AM BST/ 3 PM BKK/ 8 PM FJT – link to webinar here.

Please contact Emily Goodwinfor more information.