Abu Dhabi to Host the Sixth Edition of World Ocean Summit in March

The sixth edition of the World Ocean Summit would be taking place in Abu Dhabi in the month of March. This would be the debut innings of the international conference to have taken place in the Middle East.

This conference is a global gathering of about 500 delegates including many high profiled personalities across the globe such as the head of the states, policy makers, the heads and academic from 28 countries who would be providing speeches on the best ways of promoting the sustainable blue economy that is the ocean and also the best ways to innovate new ways of protecting the blue economy.

This conference would also focus on discussing about the new ways of dealing with the adverse impacts caused by human being on the oceans health.

This prestigious conference would be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

In UAE, the conservation of the marine ecosystem and the overall health of the blue economy is always a priority. Abu Dhabi is home to the world’s largest population of the Humpback Dolphins that are found in the Indian Ocean. Other marine species such as sea turtles, corals and sharks are an integrated part of the ocean waters in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri, Acting Secretary General of EAD, said that hosting such an important event is indeed a proud occasion for Abu Dhabi and it is more so because the event is being held for the first time in the Middle East.

The World Ocean Summit is one such event that is attended by a number of leaders from around the globe who discuss about the preservation and protection of the local marine biodiversity and several other topics pertaining to the health of the precious blue and marine economy in the world.