UN Ocean Conference, Lisbon, Tuesday 28 June, 10:00–11:15, Committee Room of the Conference venue

Reducing emissions is only part of making maritime logistics fit well in circular economies. This event endeavors to join the dots between sustainable maritime logistics and planetary boundaries.

The event will surface a range of concrete solutions on developments in carbon-neutral transport services, and sheds light on some of the gaps in current maritime transport policies.

Opening of the side event
Moderator, Eero Hokkanen, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Government of Finland

Keynote speech 1 (Governments)
HE Ms Matilda Ernkrans, Minister for International Development Cooperation, Government of Sweden, and Dr Juhani Damski, Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of the Environment, Government of Finland

Keynote speech 2 (Civil Society)
Dr Monica Verbeek, Executive Director, Seas at Risk

Panel introduction
Dr Mikael Lind, RISE
Dr Teemu Manderbacka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Dr Lucy Gilliam, Seas At Risk

Panel Discussion
Dr Risto E.J. Penttilä, CEO, Nordic West Office
Dr Sian Prior, Lead Advisor, Clean Arctic Alliance
Mr Gavin Allwright, Secretary General, International Windship Association
Mr Claes Berglund, Director for Public Affairs & Sustainability, Stena AB
Ms Päivi Koivisto, VP for Sustainability, Cargotec
Moderated by Dr Lind and Dr Gilliam

Moderated by Dr Lind and Dr Gilliam

Concluding remarks 1
Dr Jan Hoffmann, Head of Trade Logistics, UNCTAD

Concluding remarks 2
HE Mr Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, IMO


This event has been organized by the Governments of Finland and Sweden, Seas at Risk, Ocean Care, Clean Shipping Coalition, Clean Arctic Alliance together with the Technical Research Center of Finland (VTT) and Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE).