Palau to host Our Oceans conference in 2020

BY BERNADETTE H. CARREON

Palau Correspondent

KOROR, Palau — Palau won the bid to host 2020’s Our Oceans Conference — a gathering of leaders and stakeholders around the world focusing on marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries and marine pollution, among other topics. The announcement was made during the Our Oceans conference in Malta held Oct. 5 and 6, according to a press statement from the Office of President Tommy E. Remengesau Jr.

The next two countries to host the Our Oceans Conference will be Indonesia in 2018 and Norway in 2019.  Hosting this prestigious event is a monumental . . .

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