Environmental protection

Workshop on Marine Ecological Conservation and Disaster Risk Reduction



Metropolis sponsors this event which focuses on global marine management, enhance exchanges and cooperation in marine ecological conservation and disaster risk prevention. To be further engaged in the global marine ecological management and disaster risk prevention, and in view of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions, World Association of the Major Metropolises (Metropolis) and 21st Century Maritime Cooperation Committee decide to jointly hold a workshop on marine ecological conservation and disaster risk reduction via video link from 31 August to 2 September 2020. During the event, lectures will be organized around marine ecological protection, sustainable development of marine industry, protection and proper development of marine resources, and marine disaster prevention and reduction, so as to enhance participants’ understanding of work and research that have been conducted by Fuzhou on related areas. Meanwhile, there will be a panel discussion for participants to share the work experiences of their own cities in the fields of marine ecological protection and disaster prevention, which can not only provide opportunities to learn from each other’s good practices, but build a platform to promote practical cooperation in related fields.




Target participants will include members of Metropolis and 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee, experts, scholars and enterprises in the fields of marine ecological conservation or disaster risk reduction. The number of participants is aimed at 30.


Please, find here the concept note, the invitation letter, the program of the event, and the attendance form.


*The city of Fuzhou is looking for a speaker from a coastal city to hold a lecture about marine ecological conservation or disaster risk reduction in the workshop scheduled at 17:00 to 18:00 (Beijing Time) on September 1 and to participate in the panel discussion at 16:00 to 17:30 (Beijing Time) on September 2.


For more information please contact the Secretariat of 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee at tel: +86-591-83537056/ 83532970/ 83533101/ 83539382, fax: +86-591-83531520 or email: