— SPEAKERS —


Hon. Justice (Retd.) Palanisamy Sathasivam

Governor of Kerala


Pinarayi Vijayan

Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala


Shashi Tharoor

Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, India


Harsha de Silva

Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka


Kees Rade

Ambassador for Sustainable Development to the UN, Kingdom of the Netherlands


Hans Hogeeveen

Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the UN, Organisations for Food and Agriculture

The Oceans' Dialogue is designed to evaluate the deficiencies of the current international system on ocean governance, and propose policies for improving management of the nautical commons. Apart from assessing the various strategic and human security issues in the maritime domain, the discussions will focus on issues of sustainability, conservation, economic development, maritime industry as well emerging Blue Economy concepts that have come to define the management of ocean resources.

Oceans Dialogue 2017 | Inaugural session

Oceans Dialogue 2017 | Keynote address by Kerala CM, P. Vijayan

Oceans Dialogue 2017 | Keynote address by Deputy Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka, Harsha De Silva

Oceans Dialogue 2017 | Theme Address by Pooja Kapur, Joint Secretary, ASEAN, MEA

Oceans Dialogue 2017 | Valedictory Address by Shashi Tharoor, MP, Thiruvananthapuram

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