Seafood Experts to Set Out Practical Steps to End Overfishing

For the first time panellists at the Seafood Futures Forum will focus on accelerating change at scale as the 2020 and 2030 targets set out in SDG14 fast approach.

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has announced the final list of speakers for this year’s Seafood Futures Forum, taking place at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels and broadcast live online on Wednesday 8 May. The forum will provide a platform to explore ways the seafood industry and ocean conservation community can better collaborate to overcome barriers and deliver meaningful change, beyond certification, on a global scale.

Dr Stephen Hall, a consultant in organisational change and former Director General of WorldFish, will present the collective perspectives of more than 225 participants in the SDG Leadership Forum for Goal 14: Life Below Water, hosted in November 2018 by GlobeScan, Nomad Foods and the MSC. A new report compiled from this event, to be published on 8 May, identifies potential actions to deliver the ambitious 2020 targets and 2030 deadlines set out in the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 14(SDG14). The solutions identified span civil society, government, multilateral organisations and the private sector.

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